It is now easier than ever to support student projects at the Monterey Institute of International Studies through MontereySTART, a newly launched micro-philanthropy platform.
International Policy Studies
“The Worst-Kept Secret: Israel’s Bargain with the Bomb” by Monterey Institute professor Avner Cohen is featured in the Newsweek/Daily Beast writers’ list of the best books of 2011.
Bilal Saab, a visiting fellow in the Washington, D.C. office of the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, was interviewed by BBC News during a Dec. 7 story on the Assad regime’s crackdown in Syria.
In an op-ed piece in Israeli newspaper Haaretz, Monterey Institute Professor Avner Cohen argues for an informed public debate in Israel about the nuclear threat from Iran and suggests that Defense Minister Ehud Barak tone down his rhetoric.
Professor Peter Grothe’s annual all-day cross-cultural retreat in Big Sur attracted 41 students from 17 countries and four continents this year, many from his popular intercultural communication course.
On October 22, Professor Jan Knippers Black will receive the annual Ralph B. Atkinson Civil Liberties Award from the Monterey chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union.
An estimated 300 people gathered at the Monterey Institute this weekend to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps, sharing stories, paying tribute to the lasting legacy of volunteers at home and abroad, and savoring food and music from the countries served by MIIS students.
Quinn VanValer-Campbell (MAIPS '12) talks about her work with women survivors of the 1995 massacre in Srebrenica, Bosnia.
The Monterey Institute recently launched the MIIS International Friendship Program, matching interested international students with enthusiastic local families, and opening up the world for all involved.
The Monterey Institute will host a September 9 panel discussion titled “Ten Years after 9/11: Reflections on the Global Jihad,” featuring faculty experts from the Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies program and the Monterey Terrorism Education and Research Program (MonTREP).