IWP interns reflect on their experience

Twelve interns from colleges and universities around the United States recently completed the IWP summer internship program. They worked on various research topics including cyber intelligence, U.S. bilateral security agreements, international “spoilers,” cultural psychology, and grand strategy. Here, they reflect on their experience doing research, assisting with institutional operations, auditing courses, connecting with IWP faculty…

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The IWP Internship Experience: Daniel Breslin

Throughout my time at IWP, I worked as a research assistant and intern. Specifically, I worked with Dr. Wayne Schroeder on researching U.S. bilateral security agreements, predominantly focusing on Japan. I wrote a paper examining the U.S.-Japan Security Treaty and how the security relationship between the two nations has developed from 1960 up until the…

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Caroline Boyd

The IWP Internship Experience: Caroline Boyd

As someone interested in foreign affairs and working towards a career in foreign service, coming across the IWP internship program was like finding buried treasure for me. The mission of IWP is essential in today’s international climate, and I was thrilled to be a part of that mission through the internship program. Interning with the events and communications team allowed me to expand my knowledge of international relations and combine that with my…

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Ariana Orcera

The IWP Internship Experience: Ariana Orcera

As an upcoming graduate from Assumption University, I knew I wanted to pursue my master’s degree. I researched various national security graduate programs, but none captured what I was looking for until I found The Institute of World Politics. When I found out they also had an internship program where I could serve as a…

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The IWP Internship Experience: Lucas Burgard

This summer, I worked as an events and communications intern at The Institute of World Politics. When I began the internship, I had just finished up my freshman year at American University. At the time, I felt lost in terms of my career aspirations. I had many different academic interests, such as international relations and strategic communications, but I was not sure…

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Mary Kate Godfrey

The IWP Internship Experience: Mary Kate Godfrey

As a sophomore at the University of Notre Dame studying political science and global affairs, I knew I wanted a summer experience in international relations and security. I was not sure where to start, though, until I discovered IWP at my school’s spring career fair. The abundance of opportunities IWP afforded their interns (a one-on-one research mentorship and access…

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Iman Riddick

Iman Riddick joins IWP as Registrar and Assistant Dean

The Institute of World Politics is pleased to welcome a new Registrar and Assistant Dean, Iman Riddick. Iman comes to IWP with over 15 years of experience in managing higher education services. Most recently, she served as the Associate Director – Enrollment Services (and previously Assistant Registrar – Enrollment Services) at Johns Hopkins University’s Center…

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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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‘Taipei’ or ‘Taiwan’? TECRO’s rectification of names

It is just a teensy-weensy change, a change of one little syllable. It is barely noticeable unless you’re watching really carefully: The Tai-“pei” Representative Office in Washington, D.C. (TECRO) could soon change its name — just ever so very slightly — to Tai-“wan” Representative Office. The office’s “TECRO” initials would remain the same. It will…

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