The winner of this year’s Leslie Eliason Excellence in Teaching Award is Professor Wei Liang, who according to the selection committee “reflects the qualities Professor Eliason valued the most.”
International Policy Studies
The first week in May found Monterey Institute experts in demand from Monterey to Melbourne as media outlets all over the globe sought comments from MIIS faculty on a wide variety of issues.
The NATO Review, the official publication of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, recently sought the expertise of Monterey Institute professor Sharad Joshi to shed a light on the issue of corruption in Afghanistan.
The Monterey Institute of International Studies Student Council awarded the first-ever Student Project Award to the Team Peru project.
Building on the success of last year’s conference, TEDxMonterey returns to the Monterey Institute on April 15 with a new lineup of guest speakers, this year addressing innovation.
A fundraising campaign by Monterey Institute faculty, staff and students has raised thousands to support relief efforts in Japan, and won the support of a matching sponsor, the Miner Foundation.
A current Boren Fellowship recipient, Kate Bollinger returns to Nepal to research conservation in the Himalayas.
Ambassador Nabil Fahmy will deliver a public lecture addressing the implications of recent events in the Middle East at MIIS on April 20.
Chinese President Hu Jintao’s visit to the U.S. generated wide media coverage this week, including high-profile articles quoting two Monterey Institute experts.