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Article by Emma Horner on Thomas Cronin | Presidential Leadership and the 2016 Election

Leadership Expert Discusses Complex 2016 Presidential Race By Emma Horner The 2016 election has made becoming the next United States President more burdensome, according to a presidential leadership expert during a lecture on Thursday night.             Thomas Cronin, McHugh Professor … Continue reading

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Historian David McCullough receives SMU Tower Center Medal of Freedom

David McCullough, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer often called “America’s greatest historian,” received the Medal of Freedom from SMU’s John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies Nov. 18. The award is given by the Tower Center every two years to an … Continue reading

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Student Blog – Ryan Cross | Report on Dr. Andrew Wilson’s Lecture to the Tower Center Student Forum

Dr. Andrew Wilson delivered a lecture entitled “Civil-Military Relations in China and Implications for Foreign Policy” to the Tower Center Student Forum on September 17th, 2015. Dr. Wilson, an expert on the Chinese military and political systems, is the Phillip … Continue reading

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SMU Junior, Kaitlyn Montan, Receives the Jack C. and Annette K. Vaughn Foreign Service and International Affairs Internship

SMU student, Kaitlyn Montan, receives Tower Center’s 2016 Jack C. and Annette K. Vaughn Foreign Service and International Affairs Internship. Kaitlyn Montan is from Flower Mound, Texas, and is majoring in Political Science and International Studies with a concentration in … Continue reading

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Student Blog – Matthew Reitz | The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Implications beyond Economics

In a recent New York Times article, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter is quoted saying that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is “as important as another aircraft carrier” to the US’s strategy in the Pacific. Secretary Carter is emphasizing the TPP … Continue reading

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SMU Tower Center, Latino Center for Leadership Development Create Strategic Policy Institute

SMU TOWER CENTER, LATINO CENTER FOR LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT CREATE STRATEGIC POLICY INSTITUTE DALLAS (SMU) – On the first day of National Hispanic Heritage Month, SMU’s John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies announced it has formed a strategic academic partnership … Continue reading

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SMU Tower Center launches unique research program for policy-based analysis of Texas-Mexico relationship

SMU Tower Center launches unique research program for policy-based analysis of Texas-Mexico relationship Program announced during Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s historic visit to Mexico September 8, 2015 DALLAS (SMU) – SMU’s John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies is launching … Continue reading

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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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