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Two IWP professors to speak on communicating with policymakers

By Cole Speidel

Publication Date: Monday, July 24, 2017

On 12 September 2017, IWP professors Joshua Muravchik and David Glancy will participate in the Political Studies Association (PSA) Politics and Policy in Southeast Asia Specialist Group's event entitled "Bridging the Gaps: Informing Policy-Makers -- Engaging with a Non-Academic Audience."  {read more}

IWP faculty and alumni contribute to Guide to the Study of Intelligence

By Pryce Albury

Publication Date: Friday, July 21, 2017

Several IWP alumni and faculty members contributed to the Association of Former Intelligence Officers' Guide to the Study of Intelligence,which was designed and written with the goal in mind of helping instructors teach about the field of intelligence.   {read more}

IWP launches National Security Leadership Challenge

Publication Date: Thursday, July 20, 2017

This summer IWP has launched a fundraising challenge – The National Security Leadership Challenge – which aims to fulfill a critical part of the school’s five-year Strategic Plan goal of increasing enrollment from 125 to 250.   {read more}

Administrative state threatens freedom

By Mackubin Thomas Owens

Publication Date: Wednesday, July 19, 2017

For some time, the greatest threat to "we, the People" has been the administrative state, a perversion of constitutional self-government. Essentially a state within a state, it substitutes rulemaking by bureaucrats for legislation passed by elected representatives in accordance with the constitutional process.  {read more}

A presentation on why homeschooling in Russia is on the rise

By Brianna Bishop and Hanna Hansen

Publication Date: Tuesday, July 18, 2017

On June 6, 2017 the Institute of World Politics welcomed Lauren Lee Mitchell for a presentation on the topic of "Safety in Tradition: Homeschooling's Unexpected Rise in Post-Soviet Russia". This lecture explored the causes of the rise in Russia's increased enrollment in homeschooling. Ms. Mitchell began by explaining Russia's rich tradition of family education, which was used as a tool for preserving "Russianness" in children. However, under the Soviet Union, homeschooling was strictly forbidden, as the state wanted to use education as a tool to indoctrinate children uniformly. With the fall of the Soviet Union, family education made its return.  {read more}