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IWP and Baylor University forge partnership for international affairs education

In February 2021, IWP and Baylor University signed a Memorandum of Understanding to form a partnership for international affairs education. Baylor University is a private Christian university that, by pursuit of truth, fosters the full development of the soul of all its students. Under the new agreement, Baylor University students and graduates will automatically be…

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Amb. Aldona Wos

Longtime Trustee Amb. Aldona Woś elected Vice Chairman of IWP

Longtime IWP Trustee Ambassador Aldona Woś, M.D. was elected Vice Chairman of The Institute of World Politics at the February Board of Trustees meeting. Ambassador Woś is a physician, public policy leader, and philanthropist with broad expertise in public health and global affairs. She was the Ambassador to the Republic of Estonia under President George…

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IWP receives the 2021-2022 Military Friendly Schools Award

On February 17th, it was announced that IWP received the prestigious 2021-2022 Military Friendly Schools Award given to only a select number of institutions. The award is given to undergraduate and graduate schools that demonstrate a commitment to serving military and veteran students as well as investing in their academic and professional success. The support…

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Foreign embassy professional benefits from Cyber Intelligence Initiative program at IWP

IWP’s Cyber Intelligence Initiative (Ci2) comprises a series of lectures and skill-building workshops that help individuals understand the relationship between cyberspace and intelligence, counterintelligence, and national security. An assistant defense and naval attaché at a foreign embassy, “Brian,”* is the first person to have completed the entire program. Brian came to the program with a…

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IWP staff members

Three longtime staff members receive promotions

IWP is pleased to announce that three members of the IWP administration have been promoted this month based on continued success in their roles. Jason Johnsrud has been promoted to the role of Dean of Students and Senior Vice President. Jason has worked at IWP since January 2000, where he has been serving as one…

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Luanne Zurlo joins the IWP Board of Trustees

IWP is pleased to welcome Luanne D. Zurlo as the newest member of its Board of Trustees. Ms. Zurlo is the Executive Director and General Partner of Seton Education Partners, where she leads the Brilla Charter School Network and the El Camino afterschool Catholic faith program in the Bronx. Prior to joining Seton, Luanne was…

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IWP alumnus and professor speak at event on the South Caucasus

On February 2, 2021, U.S Army Cultural and Area Studies Office Command and General Staff College presented an event named “Geopolitics and Great Power Competition in the South Caucasus.” It was hosted virtually at the Lewis and Clark Center in Fort Leavenworth Kansas.  This event was organized and mediated by former IWP student Dr. Mahir…

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Dr. Norman Bailey edits book on the facilitators of terrorist and criminal networks

IWP professor Dr. Norman Bailey’s new book, Servants of the Devil: The Facilitators of the Criminal and Terrorist Networks, will be released this month. This book, which was edited by Dr. Bailey and Bernard Touboul, serves to warn high-ranking officials – security authorities, government officials, businesses, and financial leaders – that terrorist and criminal networks…

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