Meet IWP student Jubal Biggs

New IWP student Jubal Biggs brings a wealth of experience to his studies at IWP – he has fought terrorism in the Middle East even before 9/11, run for City Council in California, studied in Israel, and worked on Capitol Hill. What brought him to IWP? And what will he do next?

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IWP Student Christopher (Reed) Eckhold: Aspiring National Security Policy Expert

It’s a Washington, D.C. tradition: every summer, some of America’s brightest young students and graduates flock to the nation’s capital to intern in Congressional offices, nonprofits, and think tanks. Some of them have no ambitions beyond expanding their resumes and sampling the District’s nightlife; the wiser members of this cohort, however, seek niches for themselves…

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IWP Student Irene Karedis: Graphic designer with a future in international affairs

Dr. John Lenczowski didn’t necessarily have entrepreneurship in mind when he founded The Institute of World Politics, but apparently he succeeded in the case of one IWP student. Irene Karedis, after attending Dr. Waller’s Public Diplomacy and Political Warfare class, was so inspired by the discussion about communicating to people through images, that, in April 2008, she founded her…

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IWP Student Profile: Capt. Paris Michaels

Paris Michaels appreciates the emphasis put on history in the IWP curriculum.  He even feels that, “You couldn’t be a patriot if you don’t understand [IWP’s] curriculum… And you don’t understand the curriculum without an appreciation for the history of the nation and the history of the world.”

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IWP Student Profile: Jim Dolbow

Jim took his first classes at IWP just prior to his senior year of college, in the summer of 1992, on the advice of his advisor at Marymount University, Dr. Charles Smith – who now is a member of the IWP faculty.  Jim took “Russia in Transition” with IWP President John Lenczowski, and “Problems of…

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IWP Alumna Profile: Steena Fullmer-Anderson

Upon graduating from Central Washington University with a Masters degree in history, Steena Fullmer-Anderson (IWP 2004) knew she wanted to work in the intelligence community.  Aware of the field’s competitiveness, she decided that getting an education at The Institute of World Politics would be the most effective next step in achieving her goal. 

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IWP Alumnus Profile: Aaron Linderman

2008 alumnus Aaron Linderman attended IWP with the intent of continuing a career in academia and thereby spreading the mission of IWP further in the intellectual community.   He found that his studies at the Institute were excellent preparation not only for his pursuit of a Ph.D. in history but also for his career as a…

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