Named after the man best remembered for salvaging the United Nations’ efforts during the Korean War, the Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies believes that those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. The Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies at the University of Pittsburgh is dedicated to generating scholarship that educates the next generation of security analysts. Its purpose is to produce original and impartial analysis that informs policymakers who must confront diverse challenges to state and human security.
The Ridgway Center is a joint collaboration between the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and The University Center for International Studies at the University of Pittsburgh.
We partner with numerous institutions and organizations in an effort to produce collaborative, cutting-edge research, events, and resources for both the university and the international security community. Some of our partners include: