The Pardee Center engaged in a year-long collaborative planning process between March 2019 and March 2020 to set strategic directions for the Center. We are honored to share with you our strategic goals for the five year period from 2020-2025.
Where broad measures of material capabilities are concerned, the picture is clear: COVID-19 is closing the gap in relative capabilities for the U.S. and China and accelerating the U.S.-China transition.
University of Delaware data scientist Jing Gao & Pardee Director of Research Brian C. O’Neill published in Nature Communications their research paper, “Mapping global urban land for the 21st century with data-driven simulations and Shared Socioeconomic Pathways.” Access here.
The Frederick S Pardee Center for International Futures’ Director of Research, Brian C. O’Neill, and colleagues published a study exploring the link between education and climate change in the journal Nature Sustainability titled, “The effect of education on determinants of climate change risks.”
Pardee Center Research Associate Collin Meisel, Diplometrics Project Manager Whitney Doran, and Pardee Center Research Aides Marianne Hughes and Caroline Plante published a piece, Does China have the most diplomatic pull on the planet?, in The Hill.
The Frederick S Pardee Center for International Futures and the African Union Development Agency joinly release their most recent work, "Conditions for Success in the Implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement."
Faro, Portugal from January 26th to February 1st, 2020.
260 experts from over 60 countries came together to discuss recent scientific findings regarding the global impacts of climate change on human and natural systems.
Access full press release here.
Collin Meisel was invited to attend a net assessment course with the Army Future Studies Group (AFSG) in May 2019.
In April 2019, Research Associate Collin Meisel led a training for U.S. Army Future Studies Group (AFSG) fellows in Arlington, VA. The workshop included the construction of futures scenarios for the strategic and operational environment from 2030 to 2050. AFSG fellows later briefed their scenario results and implications to the Chief of Staff of the U.S.
In October 2019, Research Associates Austin Matthews and Collin Meisel presented "Modeling United States trade protectionism and shifting regional influence" and "How to win and lose in a new era of mass migration," respectively, at the Annual Meeting of the International Security Studies Section of the International Studies Association and the International Security and Arms Control Section of