ITPIR Newshttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/rss.xmlITPIT RSSTue, 01 Apr 2014 15:03:37 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduIR Scholars Oppose Military Assistance in Ukraine, Military Aid to Egypthttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/trip-snap-poll-may-2014.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> A survey of 950 international relations (IR) scholars at U.S. universities finds that IR scholars oppose sending military assistance to Ukraine. Mon, 02 Jun 2014 13:00:00 -0400Reform Incentives Project Launches “Reform Efforts Survey”http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/reform-incentives-project-launches-reform-efforts-survey.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/_images/reform_incentives/reform-incentives-logo.png" width="100px" alt="" /></div> A team of researchers at the Institute for the Theory & Practice of International Relations at the College of William & Mary has just launched the Reform Efforts Survey to more than 35,000 development practitioners and policymakers across 126 low and lower-middle income countries.Wed, 21 May 2014 15:00:00 -0400AidData present for launch of Global Development Lab http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/global-development-lab-launch.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2014/thumbnails/glob-dev-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /> </div> W&M AidData is one of 32 cornerstone partners on science- and technology-based approach to development.Fri, 04 Apr 2014 01:00:00 -0400Six PIPS students present white papershttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/pips-present-papers-at-wm.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2014/thumbnails/pips-logo-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /> </div> The research fellows identified emerging international security challenges and developed original policy suggestions.Wed, 30 Apr 2014 01:00:00 -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 Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on Wednesday, April 16 at 6:30 p.m.Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:00:00 -0400'Snap polls' reveal IR scholars' thoughts on defense spending, Syriahttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/trip-snap-polls.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2014/thumbnails/snap-poll-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /> </div> A survey of more than 900 International Relations (IR) scholars at U.S. universities finds a near consensus on a variety of foreign policy issues.Fri, 07 Mar 2014 01:00:00 -0500Secretary John Kerry holds town hall meeting with W&M Diplomacy Lab studentshttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/pips-state-dept-diplomacy-lab.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2014/thumbnails/kerry sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="kerry sqthumb.jpg" /> </div> State Department representative tells students they are essential participants in solving the world's many challenges.Wed, 19 Mar 2014 01:00:00 -0400W&M TRIP earns MacArthur granthttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/trip-earns-macarthur-grant.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2014/thumbnails/peterson sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="peterson sqthumb.jpg" /> </div> The foundation has awarded $240,000 for project to study the relationship between theory and practice of international relations.Mon, 10 Mar 2014 01:00:00 -0400PIPS E-Interns Gain Experience with Leading Security, Policy Entities around the Worldhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/pips-e-interns.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/_images/people/floyd_k.gif" width="100px" alt="Kathryn Floyd" /> </div> With the announcement of new students joining its E-Internship program, William & Mary’s Project for International Peace & Security (PIPS) continues to fulfill its mission of connecting the academic and foreign policy communities. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 13:00:00 -0400TRIP Data Featured in French IR Journalhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/trip-data-featured-in-french-ir-journal.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/_images/trip/battistella-d-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Dario Batistella" /> </div> Data from the Teaching, Research and International Policy (TRIP) project at William & Mary, referenced by two French researchers andvpublished in the Revue Francaise de Science Politique, now available in English translation.Thu, 20 Feb 2014 11:00:00 -0500W&M hosts first AidData Research Consortiumhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/wm-hosts-first-aiddata-research-consortium.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2014/thumbnails/arc-real-sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /> </div> Sixty professionals from seven interest groups spent a weekend developing research agendas for the coming year.Fri, 17 Jan 2014 01:00:00 -0500William & Mary helps launch State Department's Diplomacy Labhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/william-mary-helps-launch-state-department-diplomacy-lab.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/archive/2013/thumbnails/diplomacy lab/videoconf200.jpg" width="100px" alt="videoconf200" /> </div> William & Mary is one of just two universities piloting a new program for the U.S. State Department that will help policy makers address pressing world issues. Fri, 22 Nov 2013 01:00:00 -0500TechCon: Reviewing the past, improving the futurehttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/techcon-reviewing-the-past-improving-the-future.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/archive/2013/thumbnails/hesn sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="hesn sqthumb.jpg" /> </div> Students from eight university labs, USAID staffers and international development leaders convened Nov. 16-18 to evaluate what they've done and where they're going.Wed, 20 Nov 2013 01:00:00 -0500Harvard Professor Stephen Walt Critiques U.S. Foreign Policyhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/harvard-professor-stephen-walt-critiques-u.s.-foreign-policy.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/_images/news/walt_s_thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="walt_s_thumb" /></div> Celebrated international relations scholar Stephen Walt of Harvard University delivered several lectures and participated in a number of smaller group discussions with students and faculty during a recent visit to William & Mary.Wed, 30 Oct 2013 16:00:00 -0400AidData’s Newly-Released Data Portal Makes Development Finance More Intuitivehttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/AidData-3.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> AidData, a research and innovation lab that seeks to improve development outcomes by making development finance data more accessible and actionable, released the 3.0 version of its aiddata.org portal today during Global Transparency Week.Tue, 29 Oct 2013 10:15:00 -0400William & Mary’s Finest Succeed in Army War College Simulationhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/william-marys-finest-succeed-in-army-war-college-simulation.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/_images/pips/tradoc-award-thumb" width="100px" alt="tradoc-award-thumb" /> </div> PIPS Student-Interns Excel at Training and Doctrine Command’s Unified Quest: Deep Futures Wargame.Mon, 14 Oct 2013 13:00:00 -0400Harvard Professor and Foreign Policy Blogger Stephen Walt to Present at William & Mary Sadler Centerhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/harvard-professor-and-foreign-policy-blogger-stephen-walt-to-present-at-william--mary.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/_images/news/walt_s_thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="walt_s_thumb" /></div> Harvard Professor presents: "Follies and #@!%-Ups: Why US Foreign Policy Keeps Failing." When the Cold War ended, the United States was in a remarkable position of primacy and on good terms with most of the world's major powers. Yet its foreign policy record since then is mostly one of disappointments and sometimes costly failures. These difficulties are partly due to America's structural position in the international system, but they also reflect a number of deeper problems in America's entire foreign policy establishment.Mon, 07 Oct 2013 13:00:00 -0400PIPS Fellows Meet with Major Nathan Finneyhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/PIPS Fellows Meet with Major Nathan Finney.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/_images/pips/pips_major_nathan_finney_square" width="100px" alt="" /> </div> On Friday, October 4th, US Army Major Nathan K. Finney joined the PIPS fellows for a brainstorming Session. Major Finney is founder of the Strategy Development Foundation, a member of the Defense Entrepreneurs Forum managing team, and member of the Infinity Journal’s Special Advisory Group. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 14:30:00 -0400AidData’s David Trichler Named Among the World's Top Rising Foreign Policy Leadershttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/aiddatas-trichler-named-among-worlds-top-rising-foreign-policy-leaders.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/_images/people/trichler_d_thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> David Trichler, operations director for AidData at the Institute for Theory & Practice of International Relations (ITPIR) at William & Mary, has earned recognition from Diplomatic Courier and Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) as one of the "99 Under 33,” an international list naming the most influential foreign policy leaders around the globe under the age of 33.Tue, 10 Sep 2013 10:00:00 -0400Biggs Visits Students and Former Professor & Mentor at ITPIRhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/biggs-visits-students-and-former-professor--mentor-at-itpir.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/_images/news/biggs-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Allison Biggs" /></div> W&M Alunmna Allison Biggs visited the Institute recently to talk with students and staff regarding her career path and the choices she has made that have led her to her current role as assistant to the CEO of ONE.Thu, 08 Aug 2013 01:00:00 -0400