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New Faces

The 25th Annual New Faces Application is now open! The conference is designed to foster and promote interdisciplinary scholarship in security studies by offering advanced PhD candidates and newly-minted PhDs a chance to present their research in a format akin to an academic job talk. The conference will take place on September 19th-20th, 2024 at the Rizzo Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. All attendees expenses will be covered.

Those interested in applying must fill out this applicant intake form and submit the following to by April 30th, 2024:

  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Project Abstract

Please direct any questions to


Started by Peter Feaver and Hein Goemans in 2000, New Faces is now one of TISS most distinctive and well-known programs with a vast network of  former participants.  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.