Environmental Policy Student Profiles

We are building a community of students who take on local and global challenges and work together to create solutions.  Learn about our diverse student body and hear what they have to say about the Monterey Institute.

Meet Our Fulbright Scholars

Teryn Wolfe: 2014 Fulbright Scholar

Fulbright Location: Tadó, Colombia

"Studying at MIIS has equipped me with the analytical tools that I need to solve complex problems and work collaboratively in multicultural settings."

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Hear Our Stories

Adam Fullerton

Fast Fact: Adam sailed from San Diego to South Africa when he was 16 as part of a semester at sea program.

"My favorite part of the IEP program is the professional curriculum that not only gives students a strong academic..."

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Allysum Pohl

Fast Fact: Allysum lived on a sailboat as a kid and is a contortionist.

"I get to practice using tools and writing and presenting projects like I will be doing in my career for years to come..."

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Catherine Carlton

Fast Fact: Catherine works at a permaculture NGO in Malawi.

"My favorite aspect of the International Environmental Policy program was the individual attention each student received..."

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James Knuckles

Fast Fact: James traveled to 10 countries on a 100-day trip around the world.

"My peers in the IEP program hail from every corner of the planet...learning from them is my favorite part..."

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Kat Gordon

Fast Fact: Kat spent a whole afternoon diving with great white sharks in South Africa.

"I like the tight knit community and the responsiveness of the program to student needs..."

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Silvia Sanchez

Fast Fact: Silvia hiked the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.

"My favorite thing is definitely the faculty's dedication to the students and the program."

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Tami Weiss

Fast Fact: Tami has taken cooking classes on 6 continents.

"My absolute favorite thing about the IEP program is the professors!"

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Rhiannon Marie Bramer: Boren Fellow

Fast Fact: Rhiannon was awarded a Boren Scholarship to spend the 2010-2011 academic year in Mongolia.

"Professor Langholz’s research methods class helped me develop a successful research proposal, and it was through..."

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