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Pittsburgh Resident Recognized with Presidential Award for Excellence

The Rev. John Sawicki, C.S.Sp., was recently recognized with a Duquesne University Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching.

An assistant professor of political science in the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts, Sawicki was presented with his award by Duquesne President Charles J. Dougherty at the University’s annual Convocation.

Sawicki joined the Duquesne’s political science department in 2001. His course offerings include international relations, war and peace in the nuclear age, American defense policy, and crisis management in complex emergencies. In addition, Sawicki is a guest lecturer at the George C. Marshall Center for Security Studies in Garmisich-Partenkirchen, Germany.

A member of the Spiritan Congregation, the founding order of Duquesne University, Sawicki resides on Duquesne’s campus in Pittsburgh.

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