Author Archives: Jieun Pyun

About Jieun Pyun

AA-Dedman(Tower Center)

FELLOWS & ASSOCIATES RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS, SPRING 2015

FELLOWS & ASSOCIATES RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS, SPRING 2015 John A. Booth, Associate Academic Lectures, Conference Presentations, and Speaking Engagements “Political and economic policies that affect economic development in Northern Central America,” U.S. Department of State conference, Washington DC, April 13, 2015. Karisa … Continue reading

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Open Position | Post-doctoral Teaching Fellowship

The Tower Center for Political Studies invites applications for a non-tenure track post-doctoral teaching fellowship in immigration, immigrant policy, and Latino politics. Proficiency in Spanish is desirable. The fellow will be based in the Tower Center and will work closely … Continue reading

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Director’s Activities | Professor James Hollifield

Summer, 2015 On 2 July, Professor Hollifield gave the keynote address on “The Migration State in the Global South” for a conference on ‘Migration, Mobility and Membership’ at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) of the University of … Continue reading

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Joshua Rovner: Iran deal “neither as transformative as advocates hope nor as terrible as critics fear”

Joshua Rovner is the John G. Tower Distinguished Chair of International Politics and National Security, Associate Professor of Political Science, and Director of Studies at the Tower Center for Political Studies. He is the author of the multiple-award winning Fixing … Continue reading

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Student Blog – Ryan Cross | Sun & Star Symposium: Waiting for the Rising Sun

Report: Keynote Speech by Richard Armitage Ambassador Richard L. Armitage delivered the keynote speech at the opening dinner of the Sun & Star Symposium 2015, hosted by SMU’s John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies. Highlights of his long career … Continue reading

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Yuval Weber | Why the U.S. does nothing in Ukraine

This news story first appeared on March 18, 2015. For more information, click here. Tower Center Associate, Yuval Weber is an assistant professor in the Department of World Economy and International Affairs at the National Research University – Higher School of Economics in Moscow, … Continue reading

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The U.S. just leaked its war plan in Iraq. Why?

This news story first appeared on February 27, 2015 . For more information, click here. By Joshua Rovner and Caitlin Talmadge, The Washington Post Joshua Rovner is the John Goodwin Tower Distinguished Chair in International Politics and National Security. He is … Continue reading

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Does Dallas Need a Mayoral Election This Year?

This blog post first appeared on February 26, 2015. For more information, click here. Tower Center Associate, Edward T. Rincon is President of Rincón & Associates LLC. It’s an odd question to ask indeed, but perhaps not so odd if you have kept … Continue reading

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25 Years of McCuistion: A Brief History of Immigration

This news story first appeared on February 16, 2015 . For more information, click here. Tower Center Associate, Neil Foley is the Robert H. and Nancy Dedman Chair in History at SMU. The history of immigration in the United States is the … Continue reading

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25 Years of McCuistion: Immigration Policy from 1990-2015

This news story first appeared on February 16, 2015 . For more information, click here. Tower Center Senior Fellow, Pia M. Orrenius is Vice President and Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Immigration policy is the subject of this McCuistion Program … Continue reading

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