IWP President John Lenczowski recently announced the appointment of Dr. Juliana Geran Pilon as Faculty Chairman.
Her main roles in the IWP academic leadership will be to work with the faculty to improve course offerings, develop new education and training programs, broaden recruitment of students, improve scholarship opportunities, and enhance the academic experience of students.
"Juliana Pilon brings unbounded energy and enthusiasm along with her very high academic standards and creativity," says Dr. J. Michael Waller, IWP Provost. "She is popular with students and faculty alike, and we are grateful for her willingness to take on additional responsibilities as our faculty chairman."
Dr. Pilon is Professor of Politics and Culture and Director of IWP's Center for Culture and Security. She is an accomplished author and professor who taught at National Defense University, the Center for Advance Defense Studies, the Air University's Center for Culture and Security, Emory University, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, Johns Hopkins University, George Washington University, and American University. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Her administrative experience includes a successful tenure as the Director and Vice President for Programs at the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), where she designed, conducted, and managed projects related to a wide variety of democratization projects. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.