Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Our Team


Our CACS Team

Our team is readily available to assist you with career exploration, development and implementation tailored to your unique talents, languages, experiences, and professional goals.

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Lee Desser
Career & Academic Advisor

  • Business Administration
  • Business/Policy Joint Degrees
  • Translation & Localization Management


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Winnie Yung-Chung Heh

Career & Academic Advisor

  • Translation
  • Translation & Interpretation
  • Conference Interpretation


Jen Holguin

Jen Holguin
Career & Academic Advisor
Director of Fellowships, Exchanges & Study Abroad

  • Nonproliferation & Terrorism Studies


Dayton Hughes

Dayton Hughes
Director of Outreach & Employer Relations

  • Trade & Economic Diplomacy (Interim) 


Gael Meraud

Gael Meraud
Assistant Dean for Career & Academic Advising

  • Development Practice & Policy
  • Education Management/Public Administration Joint Degree


Grace O'Dell

Grace O'Dell
Career & Academic Advisor

  • Language Teaching Education
  • Education Management  


Edy Rhodes

Edy Rhodes
Career & Academic Advisor

  • Environmental Policy   
  • Bachelor of Arts in International Studies
  • Peace Corps Programs


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Emily Weidner
CACS Associate

  • General Inquiries
  • Graduate Assistant Team
  • CACS Events