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New Faces

New Faces


New Faces is an annual conference, geared toward the professional development and networking of early career scholars in security studies. Begun in 2000, New Faces is one of TISS’ signature programs with a vast network of former participants.

New Faces is designed to offer advanced PhD candidates and newly-minted PhDs a chance to present their research and receive feedback in a format akin to an academic job talk.

Our goal is to create and strengthen ties among scholars working on national and international security questions, crossing disciplinary boundaries. Participants in New Faces approach the study of security from a number of disciplinary backgrounds, including political science, history, public policy, and beyond.


to apply

Applications for the 2022 conference will open in November 2021. New Faces 2022 will be held on October 7, 2022.