Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. Formerly the Monterey Institute of International Studies.

Meet Our Team

Our language teaching specialists will help you strengthen your formal understanding and fluency in a challenging academic environment. Administrators support you from application through end-of-program commencement. 

Jason Martel

Dr. Jason Martel

Associate Director
Email: jmartel@miis.edu

Wei Liu, Picture

Wei Liu

Mandarin Chinese 

Email: weiliu@fas.harvard.edu

Carol Apollonio, Picture

Carol Apollonio


Email: capollonio@miis.edu

Donna Hertz, Picture

Donna Hertz


Email: donnahertz@mac.com

Abdelkader Berrahmoun

Abdelkader Berrahmoun


Email: aberrahmoun@miis.edu

Pablo Oliva, Picture

Pablo Oliva


Email: pablo.oliva@miis.edu

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Alisyn Gruener

Enrollment Marketing Manager

Language and Professional Programs

Email: agruener@miis.edu


Trish Aportela

Operations Manager

Language and Professional Programs

Email: taportela@miis.edu