Nonproliferation & Terrorism Studies

Six MIIS Students Selected for Prestigious Nonproliferation Fellowship Program

Talking about the global reputation of the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies is one thing; having it convincingly demonstrated is quite another. As of June 2010, MIIS/CNS students will occupy almost a full quarter of the total number of positions in one of the nation’s most prestigious government-sponsored nonproliferation fellowship program.

1/15: CNS Director To Testify Before House Foreign Affairs Committee


Dr. William C. Potter, director of the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), will testify before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs this Friday at a special hearing addressing “The Impact of U.S. Export Controls on National Security, Science and Technological Leadership.”

Antoinette Wilson: Exploring Global Terrorism Dynamics

Last summer Antoinette Wilson (IPS ‘09) interned for the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in Washington D.C., a research center that specializes counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency policies. She had the opportunity to research and edit academic articles, organize panel discussions, and compose daily “weather reports” on terrorism events worldwide.


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NY Times Quotes CNS/MIIS Nuclear Arms Expert On Prospects For New Agreement

Dr. Nikolai Sokov, senior research associate at the Monterey Institute's James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, was quoted in one of the lead articles in yesterday's New York Times.  Headlined "Nearing New Arms Pact, U.S.

12/5: Reykjavik Reading to Highlight CNS 20th Anniversary Celebration

At a Reykjavik, Iceland summit meeting in 1986, American and Soviet leaders Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev came within hours of concluding an agreement aimed at eliminating the threat of nuclear weapons for all time.

Three years later, a research center with similar objectives – the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies – was founded at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.

New Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies Degree Approved For Fall 2010

Further expanding the scope of two unique and highly regarded programs, the Monterey Institute of International Studies today announced the approval of a new master’s degree program in nonproliferation and terrorism studies for the fall 2010 semester.

Brett Walker: Inside the International Atomic Energy Agency


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Catherine Boye: Interning at the Pacific Forum

IPSS Assignment: Pacific Forum, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
Honolulu, Hawaii
Spring/Summer 2009

Ms. Catherine Boye is the 2009 Monterey Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Pacific Forum.  Catherine was born and grew up in Salt Lake City, UT. 


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Elena Ilina: Professional Experience at UN Headquarters

"Once you mention you are from MIIS – you might get a bow from an Ambassador (it happened to me several times already - unbelievable). People really treat you differently when you mention the school.”

Elena is currently an International Professional Service Semester fellow from the Monterey Institute assigned to the United Nations. She describes her fellowship at the United Nations Headquarters, Office for Disarmament Affairs, Weapons of Mass Destruction Branch.


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