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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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IWP launches two new online M.A. programs in Statecraft and Strategy

The Institute of World Politics is launching two new online Master of Arts programs: the Master of Arts in Statecraft and Strategy (Online) and Professional Master of Arts in Statecraft and Strategy (Online). These programs will be offered for the first time starting in fall 2021. They are IWP’s first all-online programs. The M.A. in…

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Benedictine College

IWP and Benedictine College celebrate a year of partnership

IWP and Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas are celebrating one year of a partnership in national security and international affairs education. The agreement, signed in January 2020, states that Benedictine students and alumni who are accepted to IWP’s M.A. programs will receive guaranteed scholarships of $2,200 per semester, in addition to any merit-based scholarships already…

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