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Group shot of guests at the MCPA Dinner at IWP, December 2022

Military Cyber Professionals Association Advisors gather for annual dinner at IWP

On December 2, the leadership of the Military Cyber Professionals Association (MCPA) gathered at IWP for its Annual Advisor’s Dinner Meeting. MCPA is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to developing American military cyber professionals and investing in our nation’s future through science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. The event was organized in part by…

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Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz and Dr. Tomasz Sommer awarded Mackiewicz Prize

On November 10, 2022, at a ceremony in Warsaw, IWP professor Dr. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz, IWP Non-Resident Research Professor Dr. Tomasz Sommer, and Dr. Ewa Stankiewicz have been recognized with the prestigious Mackiewicz Prize for their two-volume study of the massacre in Jedwabne. The work, entitled Jedwabne. Historia prawdziwa, examines the circumstances surrounding the 1941…

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Prof. Al Santoli with guerillas in the mountains of Mindanao

Prof. Al Santoli to bring experience in cultural diplomacy to his course this spring

Prof. Al Santoli will bring extensive experience in cultural diplomacy and socio-economic strategies to the classroom this spring when he teaches his course on Counterterrorism through Cultural Engagement and Development (IWP 670). Specifically, Prof. Santoli will share some of his recent, practical experience in cultural and medical diplomacy.  He will also explain how his models…

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Dr. Matthew Daniels’ work recognized in article on women’s rights

In a recent article for The Hill entitled “Muslim women rising: Challenging discrimination and oppression,” author Naheed Esar cites Dr. Matthew Daniels‘ work in promoting human rights through initiatives such as the Human Rights Network and Universal Rights Academy as a way that digital technology has been used for good. Read the article at The Hill

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Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz to discuss “In the Shadows of the Looming Invasion: Poles, Ukrainians and Bolsheviks in 1918”

On November 22 at 2:00 PM, Dr. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz will discuss “In the Shadows of the Looming Invasion: Poles, Ukrainians and Bolsheviks in 1918” in a panel discussion co-sponsored by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation and the Janusz Kurtyka Foundation. Zoom Link to the meeting: https://zoom.us/j/95490721989 Learn more about the event.

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Attendees at the launch of the Andrew Young HBCU scholarship program

Dr. Matthew Daniels attends launch of Andrew Young HBCU scholarship program

On October 28th, IWP professor Dr. Matthew Daniels celebrated the launch of the new Andrew Young HBCU scholarship program at an event at the Atlanta University Consortium library next to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s alma mater, Morehouse College. Dr. Daniels originated the idea for this scholarship. This scholarship aims to support students who attend…

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Vangala Ram

Vangala Ram joins IWP as instructor for Cyber Intelligence Initiative

Vangala Ram, an intelligence and Foreign Service professional who was one of IWP’s earliest students in 1992, has joined IWP’s Cyber Intelligence Initiative team as an instructor. This fall, he taught a course on “Intelligence and the Law” for IWP in Africa. Mr. Ram recently retired from the U.S. Foreign Service as a Senior FSO,…

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