Meet Joe Pauloski, Class of 2013

IWP student Joe Pauloski grew up in Pennsylvania, and never considered a career in international affairs until he took a class on this topic at DeSales University.  He was fascinated by the complex, evolving web of relationships between different countries, peoples, and cultures. 

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Scholar, statesman, and IWP alumnus Steve Baker

“One might think it would be preferable to exercise political persuasion and conduct political action before resorting to killing people to defend our interests but, apparently, this is not within the conceptual framework of the foreign policy establishment.”

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From Uganda to IWP: Meet Patrick Ddiba

“Although growing up in Uganda had a major influence on my decision to pursue a career in the field of national security, 9/11 drove me finally to the conclusion that the best way to help my country was to contribute to its defense.  The events of that fateful morning were surreal, inexpressible, and incomprehensible. The…

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Meet Daniel Acheson: Scholarship recipient and future policy analyst

IWP student Daniel Acheson has always been interested in history and politics. After traveling from his hometown of Port Angeles, Washington to Steubenville, Ohio to study these subjects at the Franciscan University of Steubenville, he decided that he wanted to continue his studies at a graduate level. He wanted both to deepen his knowledge of…

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IWP student Cassandra Bales: Ambassador for America

Cassandra Bales has always had a passion for international relations and diplomacy.  After two years at Cottey College in Missouri, where she was in the top ten of her class, Cassandra majored in international relations at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, which is located in Baltimore.  She graduated summa cum laude.

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