The International Professional Service Semester program at MIIS is celebrating 10 years of providing immersive learning experiences to students.
Nonproliferation & Terrorism Studies
Veterans bring a wide range of experiences to their studies at the Monterey Institute, where they are encouraged to build on their skills and expertise to prepare for a new stage in their careers.
Fast Fact: Tamara specializes in the use of satellite imagery and virtual 3D modeling for nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament research and analysis.
“I found the NPTS program valuable for the way that it blends complex technical and policy training in a digestible manner.”
Fast Fact: Karen taught reactor physics at the U.S. Navy's Nuclear Power School prior to becoming a student at MIIS.
“I'm passionate about this field because I feel like there is so much opportunity to make a global difference.”
Fast Fact: Himayu enjoys talking passionately about disarmament, nonproliferation, arms control, political theory and international humanitarian law.
"The strength of the NPTS program is that students often have the opportunity to learn and share ideas directly with experts and practitioners in the field."
Fast Fact: Lovely is a published poet and has performed her poetry nationwide.
Three students from the Monterey Institute’s Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies program spent the summer working with internationally recognized experts as interns at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Brigadier General (ret.) Russell D. Howard, a Special Forces veteran and MIIS alumnus, has been appointed director of the Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program (MonTREP) at the Monterey Institute.
Follow the action as Monterey Institute students working with organizations ranging from UNESCO to frontier market entrepreneurs blog about their experiences this summer in Peru, Israel, Spain, Zanzibar and other countries.
The US-Russia Virtual Science Challenge for Youth, a program developed and implemented by the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, was cited in a State Department news release as an example of cooperation between the two nations.