Simons Center News & Announcements


WWI lecture focuses on American Expeditionary Forces in 1918



WWI lecture focuses on American Expeditionary Forces in 1918
On August 23, 2018, Dr. Richard S. Faulkner, William A. Stofft Professor and Chair of Military History at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, presented “Into the Crucible: The AEF in Battle September-November 1918,” at the Stove Factory Ballroom in downtown Leavenworth, Kansas. In his presentation, Faulkner explored… Read More

Department of State is focus of first InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture in new class year



Department of State is focus of first InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture in new class year
The first lecture for academic year 2019 of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series will be conducted at 12:30 p.m., Aug. 27, in the Arnold Conference Room in the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth. Career Foreign Service Officer Matthew P. Roth will lead a discussion on the United States… Read More

Special Report: The Impact of Diverse Worldviews on Military Conflict



Special Report: The Impact of Diverse Worldviews on Military Conflict
About this Report: Beginning in 2009, the Command and General Staff College Foundation has partnered each year with the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College to host an annual ethics symposium at Fort Leavenworth. These annual symposia provide an opportunity for academics and practitioners to come together to discuss… Read More

‘Hands, Head, and Heart’ vital to effective leadership



‘Hands, Head, and Heart’ vital to effective leadership
Dr. Ted Thomas, the director of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College’s (CGSC) Department of Command and Leadership, led the tenth and final presentation for academic year 2018 of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series on June 6. Dr. Thomas, discussed how leading in an interagency-dominated contemporary environment requires… Read More

K-State professor guest lectures at CGSC



K-State professor guest lectures at CGSC
Dr. David A. Graff, professor of history at Kansas State University, recently guest lectured at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC). On May 31, Dr. Graff spoke on Chinese military history at an elective course in the Department of Military History. According to Department of Military History… Read More

‘Armageddon, Arabia, and the Modern Middle East’ presented May 9



‘Armageddon, Arabia, and the Modern Middle East’ presented May 9
On May 9, 2018, Brian L. Steed, a retired lieutenant colonel, former faculty member of CGSC’s Department of Military History and and U.S. Army Middle East Foreign Area Officer, presented “Armageddon, Arabia, and the Modern Middle East,” at the Stove Factory Ballroom in downtown Leavenworth, Kansas. Steed’s lecture was the… Read More

Space domain topic of InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture



Space domain topic of InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture
Mr. Thomas A. Gray, the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command Liaison to the Combined Arms Center and Army University, spoke at the latest InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture at U.S. Army Command and General Staff College on May 8. His presentation was entitled “The Domain of Space and National Security.”… Read More

Special Report: The Ethics of Future Warfare



Special Report: The Ethics of Future Warfare
About this Report: Beginning in 2009, the Command and General Staff College Foundation has partnered each year with the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College to host an annual ethics symposium at Fort Leavenworth. These annual symposia provide an opportunity for academics and practitioners to come together to discuss… Read More

Amb. McCarthy hosts “The General and the Ambassador” podcasts



Amb. McCarthy hosts “The General and the Ambassador” podcasts
Retired Ambassador Deborah McCarthy, the 2018 DACOR Visiting Professor of Diplomacy for the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC), is the host of a podcast series that promotes interagency cooperation. The podcast series titled “The General and the Ambassador: A Conversation” is produced by the American Academy of… Read More