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IWP students often go on to become leaders in the national security, intelligence, and international affairs communities. This section highlights and celebrates their achievements and shares other relevant news.

IWP students and interns at the National Shrine

IWP group visits the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Above: IWP students and interns on the steps of the National Shrine On November 6, IWP students and interns visited the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Professor Paul Schilling, who volunteers as a docent at the Shrine, served as their tour guide. The Basilica, also known as Mary’s Shrine, is the…

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Stephen speaking in Niamey

Alumnus Spotlight: Stephen Dreikorn (’11), Foreign Service Officer at the State Department

Stephen Dreikorn (’11) grew up in rural Western Michigan, with few people to ask about how to become a diplomat. He used IWP as a launchpad to begin a career as a Foreign Service Officer focused on public diplomacy at the State Department, where he has now been serving for 10 years and has earned…

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DeJoy Wos Scholarship Recipients 2021

Three students receive the prestigious Louis DeJoy and Aldona Z. Woś Family Foundation Scholarship

Three IWP students were awarded the prestigious Louis DeJoy and Aldona Z. Woś Family Foundation Scholarship this year. Established in 2017 through a generous $1 million gift by Louis DeJoy and Amb. Aldona Woś, this scholarship will be available to exemplary IWP students up to 2027. The Louis DeJoy and Aldona Z. Woś Family Foundation…

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Intelligencer

Amanda Won co-authors article on North Korea in AFIO’s “Intelligencer”

Amanda (Jihyun) Won, a doctoral candidate at The Institute of World Politics, has been published in the Association of Former Intelligence Officers’ Intelligencer. The article, entitled “North Korean Control Systems – Insights from an NKIS Intelligence Officer/Defector,” is co-authored by Dr. Kim Dong-sik, a North Korean defector formerly from the North Korean Intelligence Service. The…

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Jack Miller Center Summer Institute 2021

Tim McCranor (’12) participates in the Jack Miller Center’s Summer Institute

Tim McCranor (’12), an academic advisor and adjunct faculty member at IWP, was invited to participate in the annual Summer Institute hosted by the Jack Miller Center for Teaching America’s Founding Principles and History. The event was held from August 1-7, 2021 at the Foxhall Resort in Douglassville, GA. Since 2005, each Summer Institute has addressed JMC’s…

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