International Policy Studies

Brett Walker: Inside the International Atomic Energy Agency


Wagramer Straße 5 1220
48° 12' 36.1152" N, 16° 21' 50.8896" E

Institute's Pushpa Iyer Interviewed on Sri Lankan Conflict

Posted June 10, 2009

On June 8, Monterey Institute Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator for Conflict Revolution Pushpa Iyer was interviewed on KPFA public radio in Berkeley. The interview focused on the origins of the Sri Lankan civil conflict and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, the guerilla group which fought a 30-year war against the Sri Lankan government. The interview with Professor Iyer begins at approximately 31:30 into the 60-minute program.

Associated Press Quotes CNS Expert

Posted June 17, 2009

Huffington Post Publishes Essay by President Emeritus Robert Gard

Posted July 7, 2009

An essay by Lt. General Robert G. Gard Jr. (USA, Ret.), President Emeritus of the Monterey Institute of International Studies, was published in the Huffington Post yesterday. The essay reviews the agenda for this week's U.S.-Russian presidential summit and supports the reduction of nuclear arms stockpiles by both nations as beneficial to global security.

LA Times Quotes CNS Expert on Chemical Weapons Disposal

Posted August 24, 2009

The article focuses on the federal government’s longstanding, complex efforts to engineer the destruction of its aging stockpile of liquid VX, sarin, and mustard chemical agents.

Institute Students Combat Hunger Locally As Well As Globally

Posted September 1, 2009

Anna Michelle Gregory: Promoting Human Rights at the International Labor Organization

IPSS Assignment: International Labour Organization (ILO)
New York, New York
Spring/Summer 2009

Anna Michelle Gregory is the daughter of an Air Force pilot and a Georgia peach.  Translation: She moved every two to three years of her life but she enjoyed the comforts of Southern home-cooked meals living in places such as Germany, South Korea, Arizona, and Alaska. 


International Labor Organization
885 Second Avenue, 30th Floor
New York, NY
United States
40° 45' 11.7432" N, 73° 58' 13.4652" W

Michelle Glasser: Promoting Human Dignity through Mercy Corps

IPSS Assignment: Mercy Corps
Spring/Summer 2009

Michelle was born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Her father is a radiologist and her mother is a writer. She has a B.A. in ESL from the University of Guadalajara and has three more classes to complete her M.A. in Spanish from Middlebury College. She has ten years experience teaching Spanish and was the coordinator for the Spanish Winter Intensive program at Monterey.


4° 38' 11.958" N, 74° 5' 50.244" W

Ed Ceska: Conflict Resolution at the Bonn International Center for Conversion

IPSS Assignment: Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC), Bonn, Germany
Spring/Summer 2009


Pfarrer-Byns-Straße 1
50° 43' 26.5548" N, 7° 3' 52.506" E

Ashley Nicole Burke: Exploring Gender and Development at the Asia Foundation

IPSS Assignment: The Asia Foundation
Conflict & Governance Program
Bangkok, Thailand
Spring/Summer 2009


38 Convent Road, Silom
13° 44' 50.6004" N, 100° 29' 40.884" E