The National Science Foundation has awarded a two-year grant to USC for support of a project on "Engaging Intensely Adversarial States: The Strategic Limits and Potential of Public Diplomacy in U.S. National Security Policy."

The USC Center on Public Diplomacy is hiring students to assist with two recently launched research projects on Russian and U.S. Public Diplomacy.

On October 20, 2009, Ambassador Claudia Fritsche visited CPD to discuss the role of Liechtenstein in today's changing global financial order. The session was attended by graduate students and faculty of the Master of Public Diplomacy program. A full text transcript of her remarks is available.

The Center on Public Diplomacy would like to call your attention to a recent exchange about U.S. public diplomacy sparked by an article published on "Enabling Public Diplomacy Field Officers to Do their Jobs".

On October 8, CPD 2009 Research Fellow Daryl Copeland joined CPD for a book talk on his recent publication, Guerrilla Diplomacy: Rethinking International Diplomacy. An audio recording of the discussion with Copeland is now available. To listen, follow this link.

On September 14th, CPD traveled to Washington, D.C. to host an evening at the Newseum to consider "A New Public Diplomacy." A YouTube video of the panel discussion is now available. To watch the video and learn more about the event, click here.

The USC Center on Public Diplomacy is proud to announce the selection of the first CPD Research Fellows: Kathy Fitzpatrick, Iskra Kirova, and Cynthia Schneider. The three fellows, selected from a competitive pool of international applicants, will serve a two-year term.