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Dr. Sara Vakhshouri participates in African Energy Week

On November 10th, founder and president of SVB Energy International and IWP professor Dr. Sara Vakhshouri participated in African Energy Week in Cape Town, South Africa. During this conference, Dr. Vakhshouri acted as a moderator for the panel titled “The Geopolitics of Energy in Africa,” where there were discussions regarding strategies to improve energy security…

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Susanna Rice, Veronika Prochko, Philip Rice

Supporters establish two new Great Statesman Scholarships at IWP

Two new Great Statesman Scholarships have been established at IWP: Susanna and Philip Rice have established the Margaret Thatcher Scholarship, and Patty Sue Mozart has established the President Ronald Reagan Scholarship. The Great Statesman Scholarship program allows donors to name a scholarship for the statesman of their choice in consultation with IWP leadership, all while…

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Dr. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz mentioned in article on Intermarium concept

Dr. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz, Kosciuszko Chair in Polish Studies at The Institute of World Politics, was recently referenced in an article in East/West: Journal of Ukrainian Studies. The article, titled “The Intermarium in Ukrainian and Polish Foreign Policy Discourse,” was written by Oleksii Polegkyi and discusses the Intermarium concept in the context of Polish-Ukrainian security…

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Dr. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz speaks at Janusz Kurtyka Foundation event

On November 8th, 2021, Dr. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz of The Institute of World Politics spoke at an event hosted by the Janusz Kurtyka Foundation titled “International aspects of the First World War and the battle for Lwów/L’viv, 1918.” The event included presentations by Professor Andrzej Chwalba and Dr. Damian K. Markowski, both of whom won…

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IWP faculty reflect on why they choose IWP

IWP faculty recently shared about their experiences at IWP. They describe why they continue to take time to invest in the next generation of national security professionals. “I have taught at other universities, but at IWP there is a greater sense of commitment, of values, and of family. IWP has a solid reputation within the IC,…

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Chairman John Lovewell, President Dr. James Anderson, Chancellor Dr. John Lenczowski, and Dean of Academics Dr. Frank Marlo presented GEN Alexander with a Doctor of Laws, Honoris Causa.

IWP inaugurates new President, celebrates 30th (+1!) anniversary

The Institute of World Politics recently celebrated the inauguration of its second President, Hon. James H. Anderson, Ph.D., and held its 30th (+1!) Anniversary Gala during its annual Chancellor’s Council Meeting. These events were held from October 26-27 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. with nearly 300 guests. Chancellor’s Council Meeting Following meetings of…

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Dr. James Anderson comments on Chinese aggression towards Taiwan

In an article by Fox News entitled “Chinese aggression toward Taiwan testing US resolve in wake of Afghanistan withdrawal, experts say,” IWP President Dr. James Anderson, former Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, commented on this Chinese aggression. Among other things, he noted that, “They periodically ratchet…

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Karina Rollins

Karina Rollins (’15) joins IWP faculty

IWP Alumna Karina Rollins has joined the IWP faculty as an Adjunct Professor of Writing. She is teaching the course Introduction to Graduate Writing (IWP 643). The course familiarizes students with the conventions of academic writing. Prof. Rollins is senior research editor at The Heritage Foundation, where she edits research papers and policy books for…

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