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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IWP Graduate

Alumnus Spotlight: Service in Military Intelligence

Above: “Daniel” before his Commencement Ceremony on September 11, 2021. “I believe that service is an important part of being a citizen. If I was capable of serving, I almost felt obligated.” -“Daniel,” Class of 2020 “Daniel,”* a member of the Class of 2020, worked with IWP Career Services to achieve his goal of working…

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Remarks by Lady Blanka Rosenstiel at 2021 Commencement

The Institute of World Politics honored Lady Blanka Rosenstiel with a Doctorate of Laws Honoris Causa at its Commencement Ceremony for the Classes of 2020 and 2021 on September 11, 2021. After an introduction by IWP Founder, President Emeritus, and Chancellor Dr. John Lenczowski, Lady Blanka delivered the following remarks.  Dear Graduates, Esteemed Ladies and…

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2021 Valedictory Remarks by Wade H. Atkinson, Jr.

Wade H. Atkinson, Jr., Valedictorian of the Class of 2021, gave these remarks at Commencement for the Classes of 2020 and 2021 at the Fairmont Hotel on September 11, 2021.  Good morning Mr. Allen, Chairman John Lovewell, Vice Chairman Aldona Woś, Chancellor Lenczowski, President Anderson, Dean Marlo, Dr. Bradley, Class of 2020 and 2021, graduates,…

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Classes of 2020 and 2021 at Commencement

Congratulations to the Classes of 2020 and 2021!

On Saturday, September 11, 2021, The Institute of World Politics celebrated Commencement for the Classes of 2020 and 2021 at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington, D.C. 54 graduates were in attendance to be recognized for their master’s degrees. Many of the graduates are already putting their degrees to use across the national security, intelligence, and…

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