Welcome to William J. Perry Center


  • Sep 23, 2022

    Congratulations to the 2022 William J. Perry Award for Excellence in Security and Defense Education recipients: General (ret.) Raul Oswaldo Jarrin Roman (Ecuador), Commodore...

  • Sep 22, 2022

    On September 15, Professor Celina Realuyo spoke on "The Emerging Threats from Illicit Networks in the Americas" in a virtual seminar for 100 participants at the Institute for...

  • Sep 15, 2022

    On Tuesday, September 13, the Perry Center had the pleasure of hosting General Luis Roberto do Carmo Lourenco, Vice-Admiral Renato Rohwer Santos, Maj Gen (ret.) Carlos Henrique...

  • Sep 13, 2022

    On September 12, Perry Center Deputy Director Jeffrey Murphy welcomed 44 security and defense professionals from 13 countries in the Americas for a two-week resident course on...


  • The principal objective of this course is to offer participants the theoretical foundations and analytical tools to help them develop and/or expand their ability to be active participants in the processes of security and defense strategy and policy formulation, decision-making, implementation, and control and oversight.

  • The WSDS Seminar is designed to provide knowledge on the development of security and defense policies in the United States of America.



The Perry Center publishes original works by faculty, staff, alumni, and international colleagues through a variety of print and digital outlets. The current lineup of publications includes Regional Insights and Occasional Papers, as well as special reports and books. We welcome submissions in English and Spanish for any of the publication types. We also feature the work of our faculty and staff published by external entities.


David Spencer
Dr. David Spencer
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Dr. Fabiana S. Perera
Associate Professor

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