MIIS Alumnus Erich J. Pacheco (MAIEP ’13) is working to improve global efforts in conservation and sustainable development.
Works for: Sojitz Corporation of America
Job Title: Senior Manager of Corporate Planning
Justin received his Masters in International Trade Policy from the Monterey Institute of International Studies.
Works for: Cisco, in the Government Affairs Department in Washington, DC.
Job Title: Senior Manager of International Trade & Energy Policy
“My experience at MIIS was excellent: (a) academically, because I could continue my advanced studies in French, with relevant content and expert instruction, (b) professionally, because I came to my career prepared and oriented towards addressing global issues, and (c) personally, since many of my closest and most intimate friends are classmates at MIIS and from ongoing interactions with MIIS students and faculty in the intervening years.”
Works for: Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Title: Director, Asia Business Development and Policy
"Through MIIS I was exposed to a diverse and wide network of trade policy professionals, many of whom were instrumental in helping me to launch my trade career. The unique curriculum with its mix of policy and business analysis provided the necessary tools. My MIIS experience was the foundation for my international affairs career."
Many MIIS alumni know a “double”—someone who’s attended both MIIS and another Middlebury-affiliated school—but Tim Dwyer and his daughter Emily have now earned the less common and distinct title of “triple.”
Who says German is not a romantic language? For a pair of Monterey Institute alumni, a group project on “Romancing the Germans” turned out to be the beginning of a lasting love story.
The new Monterey Institute alumni website offers improved navigation plus the ability for MIIS alumni to connect directly with fellow alumni from throughout the Middlebury family of schools and programs.
Recent MIIS alumna Julia Townsend has successfully built a career applying behavioral science approaches to solving environmental issues, and will serve as a Global Youth Ambassador at the upcoming World Parks Congress.
“Communicating culture is a large part of language teaching,” says Monterey Institute alumna Lama Nassif, the newest member of the Arabic Department faculty at Middlebury.
A unique tri-lingual TEDxMonterey talk by two MIIS professors and a then-student is featured as an Editor’s Pick on TEDxTalks, offering a live demonstration illustrating the profession of interpretation.