CPOST is directed by Robert A. Pape, Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago. Dr. Pape guides a team responsible for handling the administrative and research duties at the institute. Their hard work is an essential part of its core mission: to produce top international security scholarship with policy relevance, in order to reduce security threats and enhance stability across the world. The team plays a major role in helping to build CPOST into a premiere research institute with a global reach.

Additionally, CPOST is proud to employ many graduates of the University of Chicago, as well as many of the university’s current graduate and undergraduate students. Please explore this section the website to learn more about our dedicated team and its alumni!