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John Lenczowski promoted to Chancellor at IWP


The Board of Trustees of The Institute of World Politics is pleased to announce the advancement of Dr. John Lenczowski to the post of Chancellor. Dr. Lenczowski is the Founder and President of IWP. Read more

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Noah Rudolph joins IWP as Executive Vice President


The Institute of World Politics is pleased to welcome Noah C. Rudolph as its new Executive Vice President.

"We are delighted to have Noah join our team," comments John Lenczowski, Founder and President of IWP. "With his knowledge of the national security field, his experience in business, and his dedication to the service of our country, Noah is poised to help bring our school to the next level." Read more

Three new courses to be offered this fall

This fall, IWP will offer new courses on: Corporate Statecraft; Human Intelligence, and Forecasting and Political Risk Analysis

Corporate Statecraft will examine a groundbreaking field of study, one that examines the symbiotic relationship between the U.S. Government and industry--public-private partnerships--which has become the cornerstone of U.S. national security in the 21st Century. Read more 

Human Intelligence (HUMINT) will be taught by Luis Rueda, a Senior Intelligence Officer with 28 of years experience in the CIA's Clandestine Service. Read more

Forecasting and Political Risk Analysis will be taught by veteran U.S. government official and political risk analyst Dr. David A. Glancy. Read more

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Advanced language courses prepare students for careers in international affairs


The competition for a career in international affairs is fierce, but students at IWP have the opportunity to distinguish themselves among the sea of resumes flooding the desks of recruiters.

"Government agencies like the CIA, DoD, State Department, FBI and DHS, as well as government contractors, multinational corporations, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are looking for professionals who can speak critical foreign languages, have knowledge of the culture, and and possess a background in national security and international affairs," says IWP Director of Career Services, Derrick T. Dortch. Read more



Students and Alumni

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Labor and Leisure: Oxford Study Abroad Program 2013


2013 marks the second year The Institute of World Politics has sent a group of students to study at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. Studying under esteemed Oxford professors, the students focused on topics ranging from British Counterterrorism Operations to Modern Naval Strategy. Read more

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C-SPAN: Student Lacy Rourke discusses efforts to recover MIA soldiers

Lacy Rourke, an IWP student who currently serves as the National Coordinator for The National League of POW-MIA Families, discussed the recent report on efforts to locate Missing in Action soldiers in an interview for The Washington Journal on C-SPAN. Watch this segment

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Turmoil in Egypt: Two graduates reflect on their recent travels

Joe Humphrey, '13 and Joe Paulosi, '13, recently returned from a trip to Egypt, and this article contains some of their reflections based on conversations with Egyptian people. Read more

Senator Cornyn hires IWP alumnus to head re-election campaign

Student journal Active Measures now available on Amazon



Faculty

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Former U.S. official and consultant David Glancy joins IWP faculty


This fall, The Institute of World Politics will welcome to the faculty Dr. David A. Glancy, who will teach a new course on Forecasting and Political Risk Analysis.

"David's experience in government, in the academy, and in the private sector makes him the model of a scholar-practitioner," says IWP founder and president John Lenczowski. "We prize experts with this type of background, and we are pleased to welcome David to our school." Read more 

Senior intelligence officer to teach HUMINT course this fall

Luis Rueda, a Senior Intelligence Officer with 28 years experience in the CIA's Clandestine Service, will join the IWP faculty this fall to teach a new course on human intelligence.

"The Institute prides itself on bringing scholar-practitioners to our classrooms," comments IWP founder and president John Lenczowski. "Our students will learn from Luis' breadth and depth of experience in his field, and will be inspired by his dedication to the service of our country. We are delighted to welcome him to the faculty." Read more

Prof. Chris Harmon discusses the new face of terrorism

In a segment for Federal News Radio, IWP Director of Career Services Derrick Dortch interviewed Dr. Christopher C. Harmon about terrorism today.

Prof. Harmon, who teaches the terrorism and counterterrorism course at IWP, discussed recent attacks in Boston and London and whether they represent a change in strategy for terrorists around the world. Listen to this segment

Dr. Juliana Pilon to lead seminar on nationalism and state sovereignty in Hungary

Russia Online publishes textbook edited by Prof. Basil Bessonoff

Prof. Joshua Muravchik discusses problems with Tunisia's democratic transition

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Prof. Chris Harmon discusses terrorism on The Next Word


Prof. Norman Bailey outlines economic suggestions for Egypt

Professor says the West must back the new Egypt

Jerusalem Post features Prof. Norman Bailey

Prof. Joshua Muravchik remembers the late Herb Romerstein in Commentary Magazine

Professors interviewed on Washington Al Mundo radio

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Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz conducts European lecture circuit

Dr. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz--the holder of IWP's Kościuszko Chair of Polish Studies--has just returned from a 42-day European lecture circuit. During his summer trip, he spoke in three countries: Poland, the Czech Republic, and the UK. The journey consisted of over 60 lectures, meetings, and interviews. Read more



Summer Internship Program


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The Front Lines of the Syrian Civil War: Pro-democracy activist Ammar Abdulhamid visits IWP

European history expert leads interns on tour of Holocaust Museum

Former naval aviator meets with interns

CIA veteran Burton Gerber speaks to interns



Also of note


Director of Career Services Derrick Dortch interviews experts on the Middle East and Mexican drug war 

On the July 19 edition of "Fed Access" for Federal News Radio, host Derrick Dortch, Director of Career Services at IWP, discussed international issues with Jacob Shapiro and Fred Burton, representatives from Stratfor, a geopolitical intelligence organization. Listen to this segment 

Political Islam is dead, claims research fellow Amir Fakhravar

Pawel Styrna lectures at the Polish Heritage Festival  


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Learn more about our new course on Corporate Statecraft


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Learn more about our new course on Human Intelligence


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Learn more about our new course on Forecasting and Political Risk Analysis
 

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