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Columbia World Affairs Council

The World Affairs Council works to expand and deepen public awareness of international activities in the Midlands of South Carolina, to promote South Carolina as a world-class state, and to serve as a catalyst for building positive relationships between the state and the rest of the world.


The Columbia World Affairs Council is a valued community partner of the Walker Institute. Working together allows us to leverage resources and extend our internationalization efforts into the local community. The Director of the Walker Institute also serves on the board of the CWAC. Dr. Robert Cox has been a board member since December 2012.

To learn more, visit the World Affairs Council.


Peace Science Society Membership

The Peace Science Society (International) encourages the development of peace analysis and conflict management. PSS(I) does not confine itself to ideas specific to peace research, but welcomes and utilizes relevant work of the social and natural sciences. A primary concern of the Society is the improvement of social science theory as it relates to international relations.  


Thank you Professor Emeritus Harvey Starr for your generous support!

Please review the benefits of this membership to participate:

- One faculty membership, which includes a subscription to Conflict Management and Peace Science. In addition, members will have free access to the current content and full archives of Conflict Management and Peace Science, the Journal of Conflict Resolution and the Journal of Peace Research. 

- Five student memberships, with the same privileges.

- Waiver of one faculty and all graduate student registration fees at the annual meeting.

- Prominent mention in the Society’s publications, including CMPS.

  Additional Information on the benefits of Walker Insitute's Membership can be found at: