Latest Updates

Here are IPDGC’s latest updates and announcements:

Issue #98

Zahid Shahab Ahmed, Silada Rojratanakiat, and Soravis Taekasem, “The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor in Social Media: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Tweets from Pakistan,” USC Center on Public Diplomacy, CPD Perspectives, October 2019.  Ahmed (Deakin University,...

Issue #97

Nick M. Brown, “The Peace Corps: Overview and Issues,” Congressional Reference Service, RS21168, updated June 26, 2019.  This report, written with CRS’s usual balance and analytical precision, examines origins, objectives, activities, and current issues confronting...

IPDGC welcomes new PD Fellow: Emilia Puma

Please welcome our new Public Diplomacy Fellow, Emilia Puma! A 28-year veteran of the U.S. Foreign Service, Ms. Puma joins the School of Media and Public Affairs this coming academic year 2019-2020. Ms. Puma served most recently as the Acting DAS for Public Diplomacy...

Issue #96

Alison Baily, “Teaching for Peace: Education in Conflict and Recovery,” British Council, 2019.  This 25-page report by the British Council’s Alison Baily examines challenges facing international education providers, governments supporting international development,...

IPDGC honors Sen. Patrick Leahy for commitment to Public Diplomacy

On March 5, 2019, the Vermont senator was awarded the Walter Roberts Award for Congressional Leadership in Public Diplomacy during a Capitol Hill ceremony. IPDGC Director Janet Steele noted that because of Sen. Leahy’s unwavering support for public diplomacy, he...

2019 WR Annual Lecture: Robert Kagan

The Jungle Grows Back: America and Our Imperiled World Dr. Robert Kagan, a noted historian, editorial writer, and think-tank analyst, was the Walter Roberts Annual Lecture speaker for 2019. Dr. Kagan spoke from topics in his latest book, The Jungle Grows Back, America...