AY 21 Research Project

USAHEC Scholarship Directorate-Analysis and Research Team (ASD-ART)

The following link offers additional research options for considering past, current, and future narratives relevant to the WPS principles and the DOD equities supporting the WPS principles. Link

Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) and the Exercise of National Power

  • Integrated Student/Faculty research project exploring the role and importance of gender equality and perspectives in exercising instruments of national power (2-4 faculty/5-8 students)
  • Examines how the application and incorporation of gender dynamics improves security outcomes creating an environment for improving decision making/development of future strategic leaders
  • Focus on strategic-mindedness and interoperability
  • Consideration of gender and human security perspectives in:
    • Command planning, execution, and assessment processes; critical thinking and decision-making;
    • Incorporating gender perspectives in joint, interagency, intergovernmental, and multinational environments (JIIM); and, accounting for local and indigenous actors and stakeholders
  • The IRP will result in written, published analysis on WPS. Results presented through conferences, podcasts, and webinars
    • Currently, much data but analysis and understanding lacking