Category: Faculty Accomplishment

CNS Faculty in the news, broadcasting from the new On-campus Broadcast Studio

Less than a week after the installation and testing of the equipment was completed, the studio worked to support the appearance of Dr. Jeffrey Lewis on PBS Newshour, where he offered commentary on the Iran nuclear agreement. The video segment ...

MIIS faculty in the news

News and cross-postings from the MIIS Blog: Panel discussion on ocean preservation in the Monterey Herald News from the MIIS Cyber Security Initiative CNS mentioned in USA Today Dean Shi quoted in Huffington Post       Op-ed by Avner Cohen in the New York Times       MPA Prof. Kardam speaks at Pacific ...

IPS Professor Arrocha publishes op-ed in Global Eye on Human Trafficking (IOM)

IPS professor William Arrocha recently published an  op-ed entitled “The Increase in Xenophobia and Human Trafficking: Endemic Problems of Today’s Globalization,” in the International Organization for Migration (IOM) newsletter Global Eye on Human Trafficking which is one of the top international newsletters ...

MIIS Faculty and Alumn Accomplishments

Monthly update on MIIS faculty and alumni in the news:   MIIS alumn Arash Asady goes to Wall Street in Fox Business.     Deputy director-general of the World Trade Organization to join MIIS on MIIS Blog.     CNS fellow Amy Smithson on weapon inspection in Syria ...

MIIS Prof. Avner Cohen Releases Materials Shedding New Light on Israel’s Nuclear Decision-Making During Yom Kippur War

Dr. Avner Cohen, professor of nonproliferation studies at the Monterey Institute and Senior Fellow at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies,  released several items from his personal research archive that offer new insights into Israel’s decision not to use ...

MIIS in the news and headlines

Every week, MIIS and its faculty is featured in news and articles. Here are the latest ones: Fred Wehling quoted in Crossing the red line: The taboo of chemical weapons Jeffrey Lewis's Op-ed in The New York Times: Even a Flawed Plan Will ...

Latest Articles Quoting MIIS Faculty and CNS Fellows

Jon Wolfsthal on "Syria: Even If They Hand Over Their Chemical Weapons Stockpile, Could They Still Make More As Assad Fights For His Life?" in International Business Times. Raymond Zilinskas on "Disarming Syria of chemical weapons highly complex, experts say" in ...

GSIPM Professor Moyara Ruehsen Publishes Article on Terrorist Financing Activities

GSIPM professor Moyara Ruehsen co-authored an article in the current issue of Perspectives on Terrorism.  This is a special  on the financial activities of terrorists, with a particular emphasis on one of the world’s most powerful and well-financed groups-the Lebanese ...

Adjunct Professor on Executive Education Peter Robertson’s Latest Article

Interested in organizational transformation and growth strategies, then Peter Robertson's latest articles are a must! His 2013 contribution is titled "How People Contribute to Growth-curves". In 2012, he wrote another article on growth curves and how the mind serves as ...

NPTS Adjunct Professor and CNS Director of Chemical and Biological Weapons Nonproliferation Program Raymond Zilinskas cited in The New York Times

On 29 August 2013, NPTS Professor Raymond Zilinskas was cited in a New York Times article which featured the possibility of a military strike in Syria in light of the current use of chemical weapons allegations. To access the article, ...

CNS Researchers And NPTS Faculty In The News

Whether it concerns terrorism or nonproliferation issues, the faculty and staff of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) and the M.A. Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies (NPTS) program are constantly quoted and featured in the news. Their contribution to ...

GSIPM Prof. Moyara Ruehsen Mentioned In ‘Marketplace’ (American Public Media)

Prof. Moyara Ruehsen was featured today in a broadcast on Russia's economic boom and the current icy bilateral relationship between the U.S. and Russia. The article talks about the influence of the political climate on conducting business in the country. ...

GSIPM Prof. Lyuba Zarsky’s Article on “Sustaining Development” in World Politics Review

In her latest article, Prof. Lyuba Zarsky discusses the advantages and disadvantages of the large-scale mining industry by calling these extractive projects a "double-edged sword." She talks about the imbalance between the creation of jobs/improvement of infrastructure and the neglect ...

Adjunct Prof. and Director of the East Asia Nonproliferation Program at CNS Jeffrey Lewis quoted in Voice of Ameria

In an July 31, 2013 online article of Voice of America, Jeffrey Lewis commented on the announcement from North Korea that long-range rockets will be launched soon. He was quoted saying that he expects "regular launches for the foreseeable future" ...

GSIPM Adjunct Professor Jeffrey Lewis quoted in Washington Post

In one of the recent issues of the Washington Post this week,  Prof. Jeffrey Lewis commented on the situation of the intercepted vessel in Panama which had loaded old weapons from Cuba to be repaired in North Korea. He stated ...

CNS Chair of the Middle East Project Nabil Fahmy New Foreign Minister of Egypt

In post-Morsi Egypt, academics take the lead in the new government. Among the new appointees is Nabil Fahmy, an American University Cairo graduate who received an honorary doctorate from MIIS in 2009. Nabil Fahmy chairs the Middle East Project at ...

NPTS Prof. Avner Cohen Mentioned on Israeli Nuclear Arsenal

The Canadian The Globe and Mail published an article on Israel's secret nuclear program. Prof. Avner Cohen is mentioned as being one of the two scholars who uncovered documents of the program. Click here for the full article. Prof. Avner Cohen ...

NPTS Adjunct Prof. Jeffrey Lewis Comments on Cuban Arm Shipments

In the Wednesday edition of the McClatchy online forum, Jeffrey Lewis was quoted regarding the current incident in the Panama Canal which involves Cuban arms intended to be shipped to North Korea for repair. Jeffrey Lewis is an adjunct professor for ...

GSIPM Prof. Akaha Attended International Convention of Asian Scholars Conference (ICAS) in Macau.

Professor Akaha presented a paper, "Russia and East Asia: Informal and Gradual Integration," at the Eighth International Conference of Asia Scholars in Macau, June 24-27. ICAS was founded in 1997, and has attracted more than 1,500 academics from over 50 countries ...

GSIPM Prof. Akaha Publishes New Article on Japan

In the July 16, 2013 online edition of the Asahi Shimbun, Prof. Akaha discusses the changing discourse on Japan. Politically, culturally and economically, Japan has raised concerns or admiration in the past. In his article, Prof. Akaha focuses on human ...