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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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Reassessing Texas-Mexico Relations

This news story first appeared on June 19, 2015 . For more information, click here.   Tower Center Associate, Jesus Velasco is a specialist on U.S.-Mexico relations at Tarleton State University. Guillermo Jesus Velasco and Maribel McMillian: Reassessing Texas-Mexico Relations By Jesus … Continue reading

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Celebrating the American Experience and US-Japan Relations: Irene Hirano Inouye, Her Life, Works and Achievements

  Friday, May 15, 2015 (3:00 PM – 5:00 PM) Hillcrest Appellate Courtroom, Underwood Law Library (map) Irene Hirano Inouye, President, U.S.-Japan Council Irene Hirano Inouye is President of the U.S.-Japan Council, a position she has held since the founding … Continue reading

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Former U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia: Why the Saudi King Snubbed President Obama

This news story first appeared on May 13, 2015 . For more information, click here. Robert Jordan is Diplomat in Residence and Adjunct Professor of Political Science at the John G. Tower Center for Political Studies at Southern Methodist University. … 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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The Foreign Policy Essay: The Danger of Politicized Intelligence after a Nuclear Deal

This news story first appeared on May 10, 2015 . For more information, click here. Joshua Rovner is the John Goodwin Tower Distinguished Chair in International Politics and National Security. He is the author of Fixing the Facts: National Security and … Continue reading

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Did the New Spooks on the Block Really Fix U.S Intelligence?

This news story first appeared on April 27, 2015 . For more information, click here. Joshua Rovner is the John Goodwin Tower Distinguished Chair in International Politics and National Security. He is the author of Fixing the Facts: National Security and … Continue reading

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