ITPIR Newshttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/rss.xmlITPIT RSSTue, 01 Apr 2014 15:03:37 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduSpatial PSM and International Development Seminar Serieshttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/spatial-psm-and-international-development-seminar-series.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu" width="100px" alt="" /></div> ITPIR will be having a presentation series, where we will be bringing people from various universities/organizations to talk about spatial PSM and International Development. Click the link for the full schedule. Wed, 05 Aug 2015 16:15:00 -0400Young African leaders come to William & Maryhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/yali.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/yali sqthumb 2.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /> </div> 2015 Mandela Washington Fellows are being hosted through William & Mary's partnership with the Presidential Precinct.Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -04004 students working as HESN summer internshttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/hesninterns.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/hesn sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="hesn sqthumb.jpg" /> </div> They've been assigned to departments within USAID bureaus in Washington, D.C.Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400Opinions of IR scholars, public differ on world criseshttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/Opinions-of-ir-scholars,-public,-differ-on-world-crises.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/TRIP content.jpg" width="100px" alt="TRIP content.jpg" /></div> W&M's TRIP and University of Wisconsin's WIPPO polls are a step forward in studying how — and perhaps why — expert and public opinion on international politics and policy issues differs. Thu, 09 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400Opinions of IR scholars, public differ on world criseshttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/Opinions-of-ir-scholars,-public,-differ-on-world-crises1.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/TRIP content.jpg" width="100px" alt="TRIP content.jpg" /></div> W&M's TRIP and University of Wisconsin's WIPPO polls are a step forward in studying how — and perhaps why — expert and public opinion on international politics and policy issues differs. Thu, 09 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400AidData’s new ‘Marketplace of Ideas for Policy Change’ report reveals how external influences shape developing country reformshttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/aiddatas-new-marketplace-of-ideas-for-policy-change-report-reveals-how-external-influences-shape-developing-country-reforms.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/_images/aiddata/aiddata-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="AidData" /></div> Despite the considerable time, money and effort expended by donors, international organizations, and NGOs to influence policy change in developing countries, there is a lack of understanding about how they can most effectively influence reform efforts on the ground. In a new report launched today, AidData draws upon the firsthand experiences and observations of nearly 6,750 policymakers and practitioners in 126 developing countries to answer these critical questions.Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400Mapping recoveryhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/mapping-recovery-aiddata.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/OpenStreetMap/at-work200.jpg" width="100px" alt="at-work200.jpg" /> </div> William & Mary students participate in crowdsource mapping to provide data to the relief effort underway following a devastating earthquake in Nepal. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400PIPS Releases Diplomacy Lab Report on Mediterranean Migrationhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/PIPS-releases-diplomacy-lab-report-on-mediterranean-migration.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/pips/_documents/pips/DL_migration_cover_2014.jpeg" width="100px" alt="" /> </div> William and Mary’s PIPS program recently released a report titled “Irregular Migration in the Mediterranean: Recommendations for U.S. Action” for the Bureau of European & Eurasian Affairs as part of the Department of State’s Diplomacy Lab program.Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:00:00 -0400PIPS to Hold Annual Policy Symposiumhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/pips-to-hold-syposium.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/_images/pips/pips-logo-thumb" width="100px" alt="" /> </div> William & Mary’s Project for International Peace and Security (PIPS) will hold its annual symposium at the National Press Club on Wednesday, April 22 at 6:30 p.m.Mon, 06 Apr 2015 09:00:00 -0400William & Mary’s Bosnia Project wins Best Practices in International Education Award for Student Philanthropyhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/william-marys-bosnia-project-wins-best-practices-in-international-education-award-for-student-philanthropy.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/_images/AndreaSaraBen_small.jpg" width="100px" alt="AndreaSaraBen_small.jpg" /></div> Seventeen years since its founding, the William & Mary Bosnia Project is the longest running community service project at the University. This March, the project, which brings together W&M student volunteers and Bosnian educators to teach English, video production, and cross-cultural communication skills to Bosnian schoolchildren each summer will be recognized with “The Best Practices in International Education Award” for Student Philanthropy by the NASPA International Education Knowledge Community.Wed, 11 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400Scholars rank William & Mary 18th in U.S. for international relationshttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/scholars-rank-william--mary-in-top-20-for-international-relations.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2015/fp logo thumbnail.jpg" width="100px" alt="Foreign Policy Logo" /></div> For the first time since 2006 when the rankings began, William and Mary has made the list of Top 25 U.S. Undergraduate Institutions to Study International Relations, coming in at 18th. This ranking makes William and Mary the top choice in Virginia for the study of international relations and the number two institution without an international relations Ph.D. program. Thu, 05 Feb 2015 17:00:00 -0500AidData to share in $2.5 million Minerva Initiative granthttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/hed.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/minerva logo sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="minerva logo sqthumb.jpg" /></div> Their experts will work with the University of Maryland's Center for International Development to measure the impact of foreign aid on intrastate conflict in seven countries.Thu, 05 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0500TRIP Finds Scholars Optimistic about U.S.-Russian Relationshttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/TRIP-Finds-Scholars-Optimistic-about-U.S.-Russian-Relations.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/_images/trip/trip-100.png" width="100px" alt="" /></div> TRIP Snap Polls survey all IR scholars in the United States. To be included in our sample, individuals must be employed at a U.S. college or university in a political science department or professional school and teach or conduct research on issues that cross international borders. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:00:00 -0500International Relations Scholars Debate the Divide between Theory and Practicehttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/trip-conference-keynote.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/trip/news/Zoellick Comments 100.jpg" width="100px" alt="Zoellick" /> </div> The Teaching, Research and International Policy Project (TRIP) kicked off its “Strengthening the Links” conference at William & Mary on Wednesday evening with a keynote panel well qualified to engage in an honest discussion of the issues that have historically led to some tension and missed opportunities between the academic and public policy worlds.Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:30:00 -0500TRIP Student Researchers Attend International Studies Association Regional Conferencehttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/trip-student-researchers-attend-international-studies-association-regional-conference.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/_images/trip/trip-100.png" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Teaching, Research & International Policy (TRIP) Principal Investigator Mike Tierney and Project Manager Nicky Bell led a group of research assistants, Joana Zhu, Darice Xue ’15, Michael McCoy ’15, Luis Madrid ’15, and Matt Ribar ’17 at the recent International Studies Association (ISA) southern region conference held October 25-6 at the University of Richmond. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0500PIPS Military Fellows program kicks offhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/PIPS Military Fellows Kick Off.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/archive/2014/thumbnails/finney sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="finney sqthumb.jpg" /> </div> The program pairs student fellows with active duty military officers, who lend strategic expertise to the students’ annual white paper submissions.Tue, 11 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0500Diplomacy Lab makes national policy research part of undergrad studyhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/diplomacy-lab-makes-national-policy-research.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/archive/2014/thumbnails/kerry sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="kerry sqthumb.jpg" /> </div> An active partnership between the U.S. State Department and William & Mary, the Diplomacy Lab continues this year with multiple projects sponsored by the Institute for the Theory & Practice of International Relations, including the Project on International Peace & Security (PIPS), AidData, Reform Incentives and the Center for African Development (CAD).Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400Fletcher School’s Drezner Uses Zombies as a Theoretical Toolhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/fletcher-schools-drezner-uses-zombies-as-a-theoretical-tool.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/zombies cover 100.jpg" width="100px" alt="Zombies" /></div> Professor of International Politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, presented the “revived” edition of his Theories of International Politics and Zombies.Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0400Public Lecture on International Politics and Zombies this Thursdayhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/public-lecture-on-international-politics-and-zombies-this-thursday.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/_images/news/DreznerFP1.jpg" width="100px" alt="Daniel W. Drezner" /></div> Daniel W. Drezner presents: “Theories of International Politics and Zombies.” What would happen to international politics if the dead rose from the grave and started to eat the living? Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:00:00 -0400Reform Efforts Surveyhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/reform-efforts-story.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/reform_incentives/work_with_us/reform-incentives-logo.gif" width="100px" alt="Reform Incentives" /></div> The Making Reform Incentives Work for Developing Countries project has successfully completed the 2014 Reform Efforts Survey, a first-of-its-kind survey of development policymakers and practitioners from 121 low- and lower-middle income countries and five semi-autonomous regions.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:35:00 -0400