The immersive seven-week symposium offered 15 enrolled fellows the chance to hear from and interact with an extraordinary panel of experts on Russian identity and U.S.-Russia relations, from former New START treaty negotiators to the current Russian ambassador to the U.S.
The Institute is home to a number of innovative and forward-thinking centers and initiatives whose faculty, staff, and graduate students research and develop original approaches to pressing international issues.
Devoted to curbing the spread of weapons of mass destruction, and dedicated exclusively to graduate education and research.
Researching terrorism and other forms of extremism to inform private, government, and multilateral understanding.
Promoting a sustainable ocean and coastal economy (the “Blue Economy”) through leadership in research, education, and analysis.
Developing programs and publications that contribute to the field of conflict studies.
Enabling students with advanced Russian language skills to professionalize their interest in Russia and Eurasia.
The Cyber Collaborative is a focal point for activities at the Middlebury Institute that explore the implications of the cyber domain for national and international security and other policy concerns.
The META Lab offers expertise in program evaluation and a range of data analysis tools and applications, meeting the growing need for evidence-based evaluation. Our team provides support, advice, and opportunities for collaboration.
CoLab cultivates relationships between neighboring universities and communities to collaboratively address complex local problems through research, professional development, resource mobilization, and joint action.
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The Economist recently explored how open-source intelligence (OSINT) can challenge governments’ monopolies on information, with insight from Middlebury Institute professor Jeffrey Lewis of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies. The article is behind a paywall but you can watch a video interview we conducted with Jeffrey Lewis on OSINT.Video
Climate change, adaptation, resilience, mitigation—from the oceans to the Arctic—we are facing a whole new world in the 21st century. Center for the Blue Economy staff, Research Fellows, and Advisory Council members playing an important part of that critical conversation.