As a scholar of international history, Arne Westad studies the past to better understand today’s most pressing global challenges.
Established in 1988, ISS focuses on training the next generation of scholars in international security.
Westad, the Elihu Professor of History and Global Affairs in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, recently spoke to YaleNews about his work and vision for ISS.
One thing that drew me to Yale is the university’s strength in drawing on expertise from a range of disciplines to examine international security issues.
Paul Kennedy has had enormous influence on how we research and teach international history.