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Team Lead: Ryan Barr
THE Security and Political economy LAB
Founded by Dr. Guëz Salinas and Dr. Erroll Southers in 2020, the Lewis Registry utilizes research-backed education to bring together law enforcement and communities. The Registry supports research, technology, and creates programs that address inequities in policing.
Brain and Creativity Institute
Dr. Morteza Dehghani is an associate professor at the Brain and Creativity Institute (BCI) at USC which explore three fundamental questions: (1) the effects of music processing on the developing brain, (2) studies on how the brain organizes narratives, and (3) the investigation of feeling and consciousness in humans and machines. Their research is used to further our knowledge of neurological and psychiatric disorders, child development, and education.
The Signal Analysis and Interpretation Laboratory
Founded by Dr. Shrikanth (Shri) Narayanan The Signal Analysis and Interpretation Laboratory (SAIL) combines science with engineering in the areas of behavioral & multi-modal signal processing, computational speech, computational media intelligence, and affective computing.
The Center for Peace and Securities Studies
The Center for Peace and Security Studies (cPASS) at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) produces research on international affairs and U.S. foreign policy. Applying innovative social sciences, cPASS utilizes their scholarly insights to improve understanding of human cooperation in a globalized world with rapidly advancing technologies.
USC Korean Studies Institute
The Korean Studies Institute (KSI) at USC was founded in 2005 with the goal of educating the world on Korea through research and teaching. KSI is a leading academic institution on US-Korea and US-Asia relations. KSI offers dozens of Korea-oriented courses, has four Korean studies facilities, and has over 50 graduate & undergraduate affiliates, making KSI a major academic contributor at USC and beyond.
Center for Global Health Science and Security
Dr. Ellie Graeden is an associate research professor at Georgetown’s Center for Global Health Science and Security. The center conducts research on world health infrastructure, policies to contain transnational diseases, economic benefits of improving health in developing nations, and health’s impact on domestic and security diplomacy. Through their research, the center supports decision-makers as they detect, prevent, and respond to public health issues.
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