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Q&A | A Tower Scholar’s life in Uganda

The Tower Center sat down with Tower Scholar Thomas Schmedding, class of 2017, to talk about his time studying abroad and interning in Kampala, Uganda. Describe your life in Uganda.  Life in a developing country is both fascinating and physically/mentally … Continue reading

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Tower Scholars welcome new cohort, seniors begin research

The Tower Center is pleased to welcome the third cohort of the Highland Capital Management (HCM) Tower Scholars, class of 2019. These 10 scholars have come to SMU from across the country and have equally diverse research interests ranging from science policy and human … Continue reading

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Tower Center Welcomes Luisa del Rosal as Executive Director

The Tower Center and Mission Foods Texas-Mexico Center have named Luisa del Rosal as their new executive director. “I am honored to return to the Tower Center for Political Studies as its executive director and to serve as the founding … Continue reading

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Senior Fellow Ambassador Robert Jordan interviewed by Rigzone

Tower Center Senior Fellow and former U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Robert Jordan was interviewed by Rigzone to discuss the effects of the shale revolution, which vastly stimulated U.S. production of oil, on jobs in Saudi Arabia and the Saudi-U.S. relationship. “The … Continue reading

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Tower Center Fellow Sionaidh Douglas-Scott interviewed by Chatham House

Tower Center Fellow and constitutional law expert Sionaidh Douglas-Scott was interviewed by Agnes Frimston for Chatham House’s publication The World Today to explain the complicated course ahead for the UK as it negotiates its exit from Europe. Read her interview here.

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Talmage Boston Interviewed on Fox 4’s Good Day

Tower Center Board Member and historian Talmage Boston was interviewed on Fox 4’s Good Day segment “What makes a great president?” Boston’s new book Cross-Examining History comes out in September, and he will give a talk at the Tower Center … Continue reading

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Tower Chair Joshua Rovner discusses U.S. strategy, Middle East in new book

Tower Chair Joshua Rovner wrote a chapter discussing U.S. strategy and the Middle East called “After America: The Flow of Persian Gulf Oil in the Absence of the U.S. Military Force” for Crude Strategy, published by Georgetown University Press, and edited by … Continue reading

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Tower Center Associate Edward Rincón’s research featured in the Dallas Morning News

Tower Center Associate Edward T. Rincón was featured in the Dallas Morning News for his research company’s recent study on the affects of Latino population growth in the Dallas-Fort Worth area on different markets. The Pew Research Center reported that Latino internet … Continue reading

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Tower Center Associate Edward T. Rincón Finds Latino Growth is Leading to Market Disruption in Dallas-Fort Worth

Tower Center Associate Edward T. Rincón found Latino growth is leading to market disruption in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in a recent study completed by Rincón & Associates LLC. “The Dallas/Fort Worth marketplace is under-going significant changes in the choices being … Continue reading

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Dr. Jim Hollifield | Evolving Migration Crisis in Europe

The Tower Center’s very own Dr. Jim Hollifield, Director of the Tower Center and Public Policy Fellow of the Wilson Center, appeared on Wilson Center NOW with John Milewski. See the full video discussion below or at at the Wilson … Continue reading

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