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IWP introduces new online Graduate Certificate in Statecraft

The Institute of World Politics is introducing a new online Graduate Certificate program in Statecraft. This is IWP’s first certificate program completely administered online and will be offered for the first time in the fall of 2021. The Certificate in Statecraft will require 20 credit hours and will take approximately one year to complete for…

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United States Army War College officers visit IWP virtually

On May 10, 2021, a group of 15 officers from the United States Army War College (USAWC) class of 2021 led by Professor Grace Stettenbauer participated in a virtual visit to The Institute of World Politics as part of their annual National Security Staff Ride. The National Security Staff Ride is an important part of…

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Prof. Henry Sokolski speaks on the perils of Taiwan nuclear plants

On Tuesday, May 12, Professor Henry Sokolski appeared on “CBS Eye on the World” with John Batchelor to discuss the controversial referendum on building a fourth nuclear power plant in Taiwan which is taking place this August. Mr. Sokolski discussed how the People’s Liberation Army, the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) military organization, may strategically “hit”…

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The Pentagon

The Institute of World Politics renews its ongoing partnership with The Department of Defense Voluntary Education Program

The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between The Institute of World Politics and the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel Readiness and the Department of Defense Voluntary Education Programs is administered by the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy and the Chief of Continuing Education in the Educational Opportunities Directorate. …

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Hunley-Bota, Sergojan & Amundsen - USMMA IWP Award Winners 2021

Three Kings Point Midshipmen receive the United States Merchant Marine Academy Class of 2021 IWP Award For Excellence in Cyber Statecraft

Above from left to right: Midshipmen Martin Hunley-Bota, Anastasya Sergojan, and Zane Amundsen, the USMMA class of 2021 IWP Excellence in Cyber Statecraft Awardees.  The Institute of World Politics is pleased to present the United States Merchant Marine Academy Class of 2021 IWP Award For Excellence in Cyber Statecraft to three outstanding Midshipmen who are…

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Cadet Brian B. Kim

West Point Cadet Brian B. Kim receives the United States Military Academy Class of 2021 Institute of World Politics Award For Excellence in Cyber Statecraft

Above: Lt. Gen. Darryl A. Williams, Superintendent of West Point, presents Cadet Brian B. Kim with the USMA class of 2021 IWP Excellence in Cyber Statecraft Award. On Thursday, May 20th, Chris Glass, Senior Vice President, virtually attended the United States Military Academy class of 2021 Superintendent’s Convocation for Excellence and Achievement Awards Ceremony.  Lt.…

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University of Mississippi, photo by Adam Jones, PhD

IWP forms partnership with University of Mississippi’s Department of Public Policy Leadership

The Institute of World Politics is pleased to announce its new partnership with the Department of Public Policy Leadership at the University of Mississippi. The Department of Public Policy Leadership provides a challenging major and emphasizes the global nature of responsible decision making, the ethical imperatives of leadership, critical thinking, communication skills, and the conceptual…

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Leigh Sudbrink, Amb. Aldona Woś, Karen Armstrong, and Jackie Wieland

Greensboro Chancellor’s Council Chapter event features talk by Prof. Aaron Danis

Above: Co-hosts Leigh Sudbrink, Amb. Aldona Woś, Karen Armstrong, and Jackie Wieland On April 27, 2021, the Greensboro, North Carolina Regional Chapter of IWP’s Chancellor’s Council hosted 70 invited guests for a buffet dinner and formal presentation by Prof. Aaron Danis on “Declassified Government Intelligence: Khashoggi Killing, Foreign Threats to the 2020 U.S. Federal Elections, and Domestic Violent Extremism.”…

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New students, Fall 2019

Faculty congratulates the Class of 2021

Above: New students at orientation in Fall 2019 — including many members of the Class of 2021. Although our May Commencement ceremony has been moved to September, the IWP faculty has sent congratulations notes to share with the class. Congratulations, Class of 2021!  “To the class of 2021: Wishing you success and hope in every…

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Derrick Dortch interviews founder of Women of Color Advancing Peace and Security

In an April FED Access podcast, IWP’s career director Derrick Dortch hosted Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins, founder and executive director of Women of Color Advancing Peace & Security (WCAPS). Launched in 2017, WCAPS works to advance leadership and professional development of women of color in the fields of peace, security, and conflict transformation. The organization provides…

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