Jaime LeBlanc-Hadley, Juan Vazquez and Leah Severino of the Monterey Institute of International Studies were chosen for the esteemed 2010 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellows program.
International Policy Studies
Three nationally-recognized trade leaders will address current issues in international trade policy in a new public lecture series at the Monterey Institute this fall.
This past summer, four Monterey Institute students served as Peace Fellows for the Advocacy Project, working on such diverse issues as women’s reproductive rights in Nepal and helping families of victims in Peru find closure through forensic anthropology.
CNS Senior Research Fellow Dr. Avner Cohen, an internationally recognized expert on nonproliferation issues in the Middle East, argues that Israel should acknowledge its nuclear weapons program in order to maintain a moral edge.
Arriving this week for orientation, this fall’s incoming class includes citizens of 32 countries, speakers of 25 languages, and nine Fulbright scholars—and more than 10 percent of the class will be enrolled in the brand-new Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies degree program.
On August 20, the Monterey Institute will showcase the research and consulting work of students from the Graduate School of International Policy and Management in all-day event.
James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies Experts William Potter, Gaukhar Mukhatzhanova and Avner Cohen authored three of Amazon’s current “Top Ten Hot New Releases in Arms Control” list.
This summer, six faculty members from Tomsk Polytechnic University in Russia are participating in a unique Monterey Institute program designed to enhance communication between nonproliferation officials in the U.S. and Russia.
Monterey Institute student Faraaz Mahomed (MAIPS ’10), a self described “Amnesty Groupie,” says putting the skills and knowledge from class into practice was an invaluable experience.