Author Archives: Jieun Pyun

About Jieun Pyun

AA-Dedman(Tower Center)

Building Research Bridges in Mexico

Building Research Bridges in Mexico By Edward T. Rincón, Ph.D., Associate Member SMU Tower Center for Political Studies Learning About U.S. Marketing Trends: While Mexico is often the subject of inquiry by U.S. scholars, you may be surprised to know … Continue reading

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Canada boosts oil exports, but U.S. missing the boat

This news story first appeared on October 16, 2014. For more information, click here. Tower Center Associate, Bernard L. Weinstein is associate director of the Maguire Energy Institute and an adjunct professor of business economics in the Cox School of Business at SMU. Canada … Continue reading

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Political Science and Policy: It Ain’t Just Academic

This news story first appeared on September 29, 2014. For more information click here. Paul Avey is a postdoctoral fellow at the Tower Center for Political Studies. Political Science and Policy: It Ain’t Just Academic By Paul Avey, War on the Rocks; September … Continue reading

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Student Blog – Anika Reza | “After Al Qaeda” Event Report

Modern American grand strategy is frequently heavily disputed and criticized by academics, scholars, and the American public in general. Many argue that the Obama administration has lacked a sufficient grand strategy in recent times but others disagree. I regard the … Continue reading

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SMU’s Tower Scholars Program receives over $4 million in gifts

This news story first appeared on September 4, 2014. For more information click here. SMU’s Tower Scholars Program receives over $4 million in gifts By Robert Miller, The Dallas Morning News; September 4, 2014 Gifts totaling more than $4 million will endow and … Continue reading

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Texas Entrepreneurs Want More Work Visas

This news story first appeared on August 28, 2014. For more information click here. Tower Center Fellow, Pia Orrenius is Senior Economist and Vice President at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Texas Entrepreneurs Want More Work Visas By Lauren Silverman, KERA; August 28, … Continue reading

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Tower Center Welcomes Nuclear Strategist Paul Avey

SMU TOWER CENTER WELCOMES NUCLEAR STRATEGIST PAUL AVEY Paul Avey joins the SMU John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies as a new postdoctoral fellow focusing on nuclear statecraft, foreign policy and international relations. Avey joined the Tower Center on … Continue reading

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Tower Center Associate, Edward T. Rincón | “Texas: Quality of Life at the Crossroads.”

Tower Center Associate, Edward T. Rincón co-authored a public policy paper entitled “Texas:  Quality of Life at the Crossroads” with Marcos G. Ronquillo, Esq., a prominent trial attorney in Dallas. The paper reviews the reasons that Texas is enjoying a … Continue reading

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Joshua Rovner | What Ukraine means for how we study war

This news story first appeared on August 4, 2014, edition of The Washington Post. For more information click here. Professor Joshua Rovner is John G. Tower Distinguished Chair of International Politics and National Security & Director of Studies at the Tower Center … Continue reading

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Joshua Rovner on Iraq and the Politics of Intelligence

This news story first appeared on July 30, 2014, edition of Cicero. For more information click here. Professor Joshua Rovner is John G. Tower Distinguished Chair of International Politics and National Security & Director of Studies at the Tower Center for Political … Continue reading

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