Cultural Studies

Cultural and sociological analysis – research into the ideology, political, and economic nature of a culture to better understand its people and government for national security purposes.

Recent Inquiries

Challenges of Deploying From a Contested Homeland

What are the challenges of deploying from a contested homeland, and how can the United States address those issues from a "whole-of-nation" resiliency approach?

Iran’s Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Munitions

Could you provide information or resources on Iran's use/employment of CBRN munitions?

Personnel Recovery Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)

Can you locate SMEs in personnel recovery and search and rescue to support discussions and research?


USAMMDA, USAMTEAC Teams Test Field-Portable Ventilator, Prolonged Care Kit During Operational Assessment With Fort Liberty-Based Medical Company

Team members with the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity (USAMMDA) completed a field operational assessment on November 5 at Fort Liberty, North Carolina, testing the field-worthiness of a lightweight, portable ventilator and the Prolonged…

U.S. Navy Deploys Newest Medical Expeditionary Capability Aboard Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group

The U.S. Navy deployed the first En-Route Care System (ERCS) medical expeditionary capability aboard the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (IKECSG) during a regularly scheduled deployment, October 14. The ERCS consists of a critical care nurse…

Common Analytical Laboratory System Field Confirmatory Analytical Capability Set (CALS FC ACS) Completes Fielding to the National Guard

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD – The Joint Project Manager for Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Sensors, part of the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Defense (JPEO-CBRND) celebrates the completion…


Podcast: The Effects of Multilingualism and Socio-culturalism on the Brain

Part 1 This discussion will address the comparative similarities and differences of the multilingual brain with the socio-cultural brain. While the multilingual brain functions unconsciously to create new meanings, new sensitivities, and new cross-cultural information…

The Changing Nature of Alliances: Rising Powers’ Perspectives

Projections regarding the future of the global order have traditionally relied on two assumptions: 1) rising powers are gradually “rising from within” the existing global governance infrastructure; and, 2) U.S.-led institutions are robust. To effectively…

Podcast: Socio-Cultural Understanding of the Afghanistan-Pakistan (Af-Pak) Region

Part 1 In this podcast, Dr. Zoli discusses what she believes to be the top five challenges for Afghanistan and Pakistan and their relationship today, with emphasis on U.S. and Chinese security posture and engagement…


International Public Safety Association Annual Conference

The 2023 International Public Safety Association Annual Conference will bring together public safety officials – law enforcement, fire, EMS, telecommunications, emergency management and allied emergency responders from around the United States and internationally. Some sessions…

HIMSS Global Health Conference

The HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition is an influential health information technology event where 40,000+ professionals throughout the global health ecosystem meet to build relationships during networking events, learn from experts in hot-topic education…

Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience 2023

Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience North America will take place March 7-9 in Baton Rouge, LA. Session topics will include: CI Interdependencies and Cascading Effects in Community Situational Awareness Emerging Threats Against CI Crisis Management,…