According to the U.S. Department of State, "When hiring Foreign Service Officers, [they] look for motivated individuals with sound judgment and leadership abilities who can retain their composure in times of great stress-or even dire situations, like a military coup or a major environmental disaster." Your life's journey as a Foreign Service Officer could take you down one … [Read more...] about 5 Tracks in the Foreign Service
In 2016 Angela Duckworth published Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance. Our Academic Administrative Assistant, Jordan Endicott, personifies that power. Congratulations on earning your History degree, Jordan! We are all so proud of you. (and Uncle Alf would be proud, too) … [Read more...] about Grit? Rooster Cogburn Pales by Comparison
Dr. David Romano takes a "street level" view of relations between the United States and Turkey in his recent Rudaw column - Embassy Street Addresses. … [Read more...] about Selahattin Demirtas Avenue?
Analyzing the "resounding defeat" of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on November 24, Dennis Hickey and Kwei-Bo Huang, argue that "Taiwan Should Return to the 1992 Consensus" in the latest Pacific Forum. To read their analysis, see 1992 Consensus. … [Read more...] about Dr. Dennis Hickey in the News
Missouri State University's Faculty Research Grant Committee announced that Dr. Indira Palacios's research grant proposal, "How Grievances Matter: Student Movements in the Southern Cone" had been funded. This ambitious study offers a systematic, cross-county comparison of student movements over time. Building upon her previously collected data but relying on personal … [Read more...] about Dr. Indira Palacios Garners Grant