Professor Pushpa Iyer and 12 students from the Monterey Institute of International Studies and Middlebury College are sharing the stories they heard and witnessed on their January trip to Sierra Leone with assistance from The Women’s International Perspective.
International Policy Studies
On the June 29 edition of PBS Newshour, Monterey Institute Professor Vassilieva discussed possible effects of the recent Russian spy charges on US-Russian relations.
Monterey Institute alumnus Ahmad Waheed (MAIPS ’09) co-authored an article in the Asia Times addressing the socio-economic ramifications of the recent poppy blight in Afghanistan.
This summer, three Monterey Institute students are working as Peace Fellows for the Advocacy Project working on diverse projects in Ghana, Nepal and Peru.
Daniel Hadley and Jaime LeBlanc-Hadley will study Chinese at Middlebury College this summer before entering the International Policy Studies program at the Monterey Institute in the fall.
Financial Times columnist Tim Harford reacts to an article in the American Economic Review by Monterey Institute Professor Jason Scorse and Professor Ann Harrison of Berkeley examining what happens to sweatshop workers when multinational corporations increase factory wages.
MIIS students Shauna Kelly and Melissa Booth are the co-winners of the Institute’s 2010 Reverend Sloane Coffin Anti-Human Trafficking Essay Contest and will each receive a $750 prize.
Leading journal Foreign Policy has published an essay by Dr. William Potter, founding director of the Monterey Institute's James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, outlining the importance of nonproliferation education in the wake of the recent Nuclear Security Summit.
The grant will support the research of James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies Senior Fellow Ward Wilson on the changing nature of the international debate about nuclear weapons.
Last Friday, Ambassador Yukiya Amano, the newly-elected director general of the IAEA, spoke to a large group of Monterey Institute nonproliferation students.