Libiao Pan MANPTS '18, has been accepted into the War Studies Research MPhil/PhD program of King's College London. His research will focus on understanding China's contributions and engagement in export controls and counter proliferation financing in fulfilling UNSCR 1540 obligations.
Noah Mayhew MANPTS '18 has been awarded the Alfa Fellowship. This program is a distinguished international initiative that each year offers up to 18 accomplished young Americans, Britons, and Germans the opportunity to complete a high-level professional development program in Russia.
Journalist and author Vladimir Pozner told his audience at the Middlebury Institute last week that the key to improved U.S.-Russia relations is to understand the latter’s language, history, and culture.
Next-generation Russia experts gained invaluable training at an eight-week summer symposium offered by the Middlebury Institute’s Graduate Initiative in Russian Studies, with support from Carnegie Corporation of New York.
How is it that “one of the most important countries in the world is being viewed through the prism of our emotional attitude to one person, Vladimir Putin?” asks Middlebury Institute professor Anna Vassilieva in a wide-ranging interview.