Category: GSIPM

Graduate School of International Policy & Management

DPMI DC: An East Coaster Returns Home

As soon as I heard about Design, Partnering Management and Innovation (DPMI), I knew I would apply. There was really no convincing necessary, except that I was pretty committed to joining the Washington, DC Cohort and completing the full three-week program. This was admittedly for the selfish reason of recharging on the east coast—since I’m […]

Prof. Akaha’s and Prof. Vassilieva’s Essay on Russia-Japan Relations

Professor Tsuneo Akaha (GSIPM) and Professor Anna Vassilieva (GSTILE) co-authored an essay on Russia-Japan relations based on their research into the evolving relations between the two countries. The essay, “Cause for optimism in Russia-Japan relations?” has been published on the East Asia Forum, Crawford School of Economics and Government, Australian National University, July 2016. Available at: http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2016/07/19/cause-for-optimism-in-russia-japan-relations/ […]

IPSS Fellow Gaelen Hayes Writes About Her Experience at the Andean Alliance

Gaelen Hayes, IPS, 2016 IPSS Fellow Andean Alliance for Sustainable Development, Calca, Peru 1. Please describe your experience at MIIS (your program, courses, what motivated you to apply for IPSS, and any other details that you think are relevant). I was in the IPS (now IPD) program at MIIS. When I first came to MIIS I was […]

IPSS Fellow Shen Li’s Interview with the WTO

2016 IPSS Fellow Shen Li is currently interning in the Market Access Division of the World Trade Organization.  The WTO recently interviewed Shen for its newsletter – you can read the interview below. Where are you from, and what did you study before joining the WTO? I am from Beijing.  I did my Bachelor’s degree in China where […]

Research Projects with the Raechel & Jackie Foundation

The Raechel & Jackie Foundation is looking for MIIS graduate students to work on: A. RJF Fellowship Program Development B. Water Resource Management Project C. Program Monitoring & Evaluation There is flexibility to work from Monterey, Santa Cruz, Nicaragua or a combination of the three. For students who are interested in spending part of the time in […]

DPMI+ Fellow Jeanine Willig on her experience at Social Impact

Jeanine Willig (far left), DPMI+ Fellow & IPS 2016 student Organization:  Social Impact Title: Performance Evaluation Intern Location: Washington, D.C. Social Impact contracts with lots of different organizations, mainly for performance and impact evaluation and capacity building.  As a Performance Evaluation Intern, Jeanine’s been working to support the impact evaluation team on Social Impact contracts […]

MBA Capstone Information Session

MBA Capstone Information Session – Tuesday April 19th, 12:15-1:30pm, MG100 Are you a current MBA, Joint MBA/IEP or Joint MBA/IPD degree candidate? Starting to think about your capstone experience next year? Wondering about how the various options work? Please plan to join Assistant Dean/MBA Program Manager Toni Thomas for an MBA Capstone Information session. Learn the […]

From MIIS to IPSS & Beyond

Thomas Gray, NPTS 2015 IPSS 2015: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) It’s always inspiring to speak with current IPSS fellows in the field, but I’m also curious about where students end up afterwards and how their IPSS experience fits into their longer term career path.  Thomas Gray, a 2015 IPSS fellow and former NPTS student […]

Snapshot of Alumna Lisa Brinton for The Califonian

The Californian interviewed Middlebury Institute of International Studies alumna Lisa Brinton for her new position as Senior Planner for the City of Salinas. Ms. Brinton holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from MIIS and served for eight years as Community and Economic Services Manager for the City of Seaside before transitioning to her position […]

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