The Middlebury Institute community mourns the loss of honorary degree recipient and friend of the Institute, Judge Juan Guzmán Tapia, who first prosecuted former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet for killings and human rights offenses.
Middlebury Institute faculty members Jason Martel and Deniz Ortaçtepe co-edited a special isssue of TESOL Journal exploring the transformative potential of English Language Teaching for Social Justice.
Middlebury Institute Translation and Localization Management Professor Alaina Brandt worked with a team of graduate students to create a code of ethics and professional standards for localization managers.
The Monterey Initiative in Russian Studies (MIRS) congratulates 2019 and 2020 Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia (MSSR) experts Jon Finer and Jake Sullivan on their appointments to the Biden administration, and welcomes renowned Russian writer Lyudmila Ulitskaya to MSSR 2021.
Middlebury Institute students explored various approaches to complex issues that have resulted in, been shaped by, or aggravated by COVID-19 in cross-disciplinary course focused on language, policy, and intercultural communication.