The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace recently presented Dr. William Potter with its Thérèse Delpech Memorial Award. Potter founded the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Middlebury Institute and was instrumental in the establishment of the MA in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies.
The Middlebury Institute’s Faculty Excellence Award for 2020/21 has been awarded to Professor Philipp Bleek of the Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies program, who met the challenge of adapting his courses to the online learning environment with enthusiasm and innovation.
Keynote speaker Brian Deese ’00, director of the White House National Economic Council, and others celebrated the accomplishments of more than 200 graduates from 18 countries at Saturday’s online Commencement ceremony.
As U.S.-Russia rhetoric intensifies, new video series brings together eight former ambassadors to reflect on decades of complex relations. The collection, released by the Monterey Initiative in Russian Studies, is the first known set of interviews of all but one of the living U.S. ambassadors to the Soviet Union/Russian Federation.
From language studies and the financial crime management specialization to career advisors helping me with salary negotiation, the entire Middlebury Institute experience helped me hit the ground running in the exact career field I was looking for.
Substantial “foreign influence” has been identified in posts containing material peddling conspiracies fostered by the QAnon movement, according to former U.S. counterterrorism official Professor Jason Blazakis.
The Middlebury Institute has established a new scholarship for alumni of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI), and Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) as part of our commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.
According to Jeffrey Lewis, an arms control specialist and professor at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in the MA in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies, “If things stay on the path that they’re on at the moment, North Korea is going to test a bunch of new stuff.”
My name is Casey Mahoney, and I am a graduate of the MA in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies program. I worked at the Department of Defense as a Fellow in Threat Reduction and Arms Control. My Russian language skills were integral to my success in this role.