book cover : Beyond 9-11Cross-Border Institute executive director Marta Leardi-Anderson joined a panel to discuss homeland security and the Canada-U.S. relationship.

Researcher joins policy discussion on future of homeland security

Almost 20 years have gone by since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and the creation of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. A UWindsor scholar joined an online panel Dec. 14 to discuss the lessons, strategies, and allies the United States can bring along to “secure the homeland” into the future.

Marta Leardi-Anderson, executive director of the Cross-Border Institute, spoke with the editors of comes Beyond 9/11, Homeland Security for the Twenty-First Century, which presents critical analysis of leading academic experts and former senior government officials on the most salient challenges of homeland security today.

The online event was presented by the Canada Institute, which sponsors informed dialogue about the current and future state of the Canada-U.S. relationship. It is located within the Wilson Center, chartered by the U.S. Congress as a non-partisan policy forum for tackling global issues through independent research and open dialogue.

The panel discussion is available for viewing on the Wilson Center website.