UMW Student, Winner in National Political Science Essay Contest

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University of Mary Washington senior Callie Kyhl has been named one of the winners in the national essay competition sponsored by the Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference (NAFAC). Kyhl is the fourth Mary Washington political science or international affairs major in eight years to be a winner in the NAFAC contest.  She was named first runner-up for her essay “U.S.- China Competition in the South China Sea: A U.S. ‘Eclipsed’ or ‘Resurgent’.” The essay is part of a semester-long independent study with Jack Kramer, distinguished professor of political science and international affairs. “This is a truly outstanding and very well deserved achievement on Callie’s part especially given NAFAC’s preeminence for  annually bringing together several hundred of the ‘very best and brightest’ students from throughout the United States and abroad to discuss and debate  contemporary pressing issues in American national security policy,” Kramer said. “It is also testimonial to the outstanding … [Read more...]