We’re opening our virtual doors just for you July 13–17! Join our series of online events to help you get to know the Middlebury Institute better.

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Master Classes

Monday, July 13

Noon–1:00 p.m. Financial Crime Intelligence Careers (Master Class with Dr. Moyara Ruehsen)

How is financial crime relevant to terrorism, WMD proliferation, trade, and development? In this master class, Professor Moyara Ruehsen will share the many different career paths that students who specialize in financial crime management have taken.

Tuesday, July 14

Noon–1:00 p.m. How Intelligent Is Artificial Intelligence: The Role of Human Intelligence in AI Translation (Master Class with Dr. George Henson)

As artificial intelligence (AI) becomes increasingly more intelligent, its application in the field of translation is becoming more and more inescapable. But just how much of a threat is AI to human translators and, more importantly, what role will the human translator play in the future of translation industry?

Wednesday, July 15

Noon–1:00 p.m. The Silver Bullet Is on Your Plate (Master Class with Dr. Jason Scorse)

Dr. Jason Scorse, chair of the International Environmental Policy program, will discuss how our food system and your individual dietary choices have significant impacts on the environment.

Thursday, July 16

Noon–1:00 p.m. Systemic Racism and the Process of Decolonization (Master Class with Dr. Pushpa Iyer)

In a world where we have become more aware of systemic racism, it is important to do an analysis of the root causes of this issue. Dr. Iyer argues that white supremacy, as in power in whiteness, is a product of colonization, and in order to create more equity in the world, we need to engage in the process of decolonization. This discussion will explore how to decolonize cognitively, emotionally, socially, culturally, and politically.

Friday, July 17

International Trade and Economic Diplomacy

Wei Liang, program co-chair
Robert Rogowsky, program co-chair
Scott Webb, career and academic advisor
Coleen Bremner, enrollment advisor

Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies

Jeff Knopf, program chair
Elizabeth Bone, career and academic advisor
Nicole Gager, enrollment advisor

MPA, International Policy and Development

Mahabat Baimyrzaeva, faculty
Scott Webb, career and academic advisor
Coleen Bremner, enrollment advisor

Navigating the Admissions Process, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

Sadia Khan, director of admissions
Isabelle Dubrana, associate director of admissions
For students who have not yet submitted an application.

Getting Started at the Middlebury Institute

Alisyn Gruener, assistant dean, student life and engagement
Gael Meraud, assistant dean, career and academic advising

For students who have submitted their applications and admitted students.

International Education Management​​​​​​​

Katherine Punteney, program chair
Grace O’Dell, career and academic advisor
Samantha Quintell-Lenzi, enrollment advisor


International Environmental Policy ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Jason Scorse, program chair and director of the Center for the Blue Economy
Nicole Gager, enrollment advisor


TESOL, Teaching Foreign Language

Jason Martel, program chair
Kathi Bailey, faculty, career and academic advisor
Serena Rapp, enrollment advisor

Translation, Interpretation, and Localization Management

Laura Burian, dean, Graduate School of Translation, Interpretation, and Language Education
Julie Johnson, program chair, translation and interpretation programs
Max Troyer, program chair, Translation and Localization Management
Winnie Heh, career advisor
Carol Johnson, enrollment advisor


Take Your Campus Tour (Coming Soon)

Student riding bicycle along the Monterey coast
Students enjoy our close proximity to Monterey Bay and easy access to miles of recreational paths along the coastline.

Explore our campus and get student, staff, and faculty perspectives on life at the Institute through a 360-degree interactive campus tour.

How-To Videos

Watch our videos on how to apply and how to finance your education. We also include customized instructions for international students.

Submit your online application to access our guide How to Ace Your Admissions Interview. If you have already submitted your application and have not received the guide, please contact your enrollment advisor.