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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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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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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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