One of two major departments in DKI APCSS, the College of Security Studies serves as the academic resource for the Center. Operating under the leadership of Dean Carleton Cramer, the College develops and executes in-residence courses, workshops, dialogues, and continuing engagements with alumni and leaders throughout the Indo-Pacific region and beyond. The College also provides academic support to Fellows Projects, assisting fellows to complete projects that address organizational imperatives. The world-class College faculty members are a diverse mix of U.S. and foreign civilians and U.S. military officers, blending academic rigor and rich practitioner experience. The outstanding College operations staff manages faculty operations and integrates Center resources into faculty engagements. The College is the Center’s keystone academic resource for building resilient capacity, shared understanding and networked relationships among civilian and military practitioners and institutions to advance a free and open Indo-Pacific.