A new dual degree program offers nonproliferation students the chance to earn master’s degrees from both the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey and the Moscow State Institute of International Relations.
Analysis by experts at the Middlebury Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies showing that North Korea manipulated video of a submarine-launched ballistic missile test to mask failures has drawn headlines around the world.
North Korea’s claims of a successful hydrogen bomb test were met with skepticism from Institute experts with the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies in interviews with national and international media outlets.
Middlebury Institute student Muhammad Umer Khan’s research paper on the prospects for cooperation between India and Pakistan to combat the threat of nuclear and radiological terrorism recently won the International Journal of Nuclear Security student writing competition.
Fellows’ contributions to the Middlebury Institute range far beyond simply conducting research. They deepen and enrich the experiences of students, faculty, and staff by introducing fresh perspectives and adding to the Institute’s global web of professional connections.
Middlebury Institute student Sarah Bidgood is building a strong network of future colleagues in the field of nuclear security through participation in unique bilateral programs made possible through the Institute’s Graduate Initiative in Russian Studies.
Dr. Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress, Middlebury Institute professor and scientist-in-residence at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, was a member of the research team whose work was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics for a crucial discovery that has changed our understanding of the innermost workings of matter.