Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Contact Information

All Special Programs staff is located in the McCone building.

IPSS provides the Institute graduate students with an immersive learning experience where they serve as graduate-level interns or consultants in an international organization.  For more information, contact the IPSS staff below.

Our Staff


For general information and questions regarding IPSS contact:

Josh Zimmerman, Graduate Assistant

Phone: (831) 647-3550 ext. 8211

Email: ipss@miis.edu


For IPSS advising contact:

Carolyn Taylor Meyer, Director of Immersive Professional Learning and Special Programs

Phone:(831) 647-6417
Fax: (831) 647-6693

Email: cmeyer@miis.edu

Our Faculty

Dr. Moyara Ruehsen

Dr. Moyara Ruehsen, along with IPSS Research Advisors, establish the specific academic components and benchmarks for each individual IPSS Fellow. They perform a critical function in assisting students develop relevant research projects that enhance the field assignment component of IPSS to satisfy degree requirements.