MIP Cohort

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MIP Students

Our small cohorts and classes foster an intimate and dynamic learning experience

Meet the Class of 2024

The Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy Class of 2024 at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.

Meet the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy Class of 2024

The MIP Class of 2024 is 28 students strong and comes to FSI from 15 different countries around the world. From working to eliminate food insecurity to dissecting the challenges of privacy for blockchains, this year’s cohort brings an incredible variety of unique experiences to their studies in MIP.

Class of 2024: At a Glance

28 students
15 nationalities
27 average student age

Class of 2024

Pamella Ahairwe (GOVDEV)
Tabatha Anderson (CYBER)
Sarah Brakebill-Hacke (ISEC)
Javier Cantu (GOVDEV)
Skylar Coleman (GOVDEV)
Hamzah Daud (CYBER)
Kelsey Freeman (GOVDEV)
Gaute Friis (CYBER)
Felipe Galvis-Delgado (ENRE)
Thayna Graciano Berto (GOVDEV)
Olivia Hampsher-Monk (ISEC)
Poramin Insom (CYBER)
Sopharoth (Rosie) Ith (GOVDEV)
Dwight Knightly (ISEC)
Chase Lee (CYBER)
Sebastian Ogando (CYBER)
Ibilola Owoyele (ENRE)
Andrea (Aya) Purwandaya (ISEC)
Nickson Quak (GOVDEV)
Maya Rosales (GOVDEV)
Raul Ruiz-Solis (CYBER)
Ashraf Sabkha (ENRE)
Saraswati (Sara) Shah (CYBER)
Elliot Stewart (ISEC)
Ashwini Thakare (ENRE)
Francesca (Fran) Verville (ISEC)
Johanna von der Leyen (ENRE)
Justin Yates (ISEC)

 

Areas of Specialization Key:
Governance and Development (GOVDEV)
Cyber Policy and Security (CYBER)
International Security (ISEC)
Energy, Natural Resources, and the Environment (ENRE)

 

Meet the Class of 2023

The Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy class of 2023

Meet the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy Class of 2023

Representing 16 different countries, the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy (MIP) first-year class is a diverse group. 18 of the 27 members of the cohort come to FSI from overseas. Some have worked in government, some have served in the military, and others just completed their undergraduate degrees. Their academic interests range from migration; to clean energy; to women’s and children’s rights; and they spend their free time hiking or running, baking sourdough bread, playing the viola or piano, singing, watching sports, and listening to podcasts.
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SIPR Spring 2022 Magazine

Several Class of 2023 MIP students are this year's editors for the Stanford International Policy Review (SIPR) magazine. The Spring 2022 edition features 7 incredible op-eds from authors across Stanford University, analyzing a multitude of topics related to the world of policy-making.

Class of 2023: At A Glance

28 students
17 nationalities
26 average student age

Class of 2023

Mohammad Taimur Ali Ahmad (ENRE)
Dulguun Batmunkh (GOVDEV)
Francesca Bentley (ISEC)
Angela Chen (ISEC)
Jonathan Deemer (ISEC) - Joint JD/MA
Arden Farr (ISEC)
Tanvi Gupta (GOVDEV)
Corinna Ha (GOVDEV)
Will Hallisey (CYBER)
Jasdeep Singh Hundal (CYBER)
Donghun (Daniel) Kim (GOVDEV)
Suman Kumar (GOVDEV)
Rosie La Puma Lebel (ENRE) - Joint JD/MA
Chubing Li (ENRE)
Jiahui (Joyce) Lin (ENRE)
Munashe Miranda Mataranyika (GOVDEV)
Caroline Meinhardt (CYBER)
Ilari Papa (CYBER)
Omar Pimentel Marte (CYBER)
Mi Jin Ryu (ISEC)
Luis Sánchez Tejada (ENRE)
Brian Slamkowski (CYBER)
Kyle Smith (ENRE) - Dual MBA/MA
Anna Vladymyrska (CYBER)
Shiro Wachira (GOVDEV)
Miku Yamada (ISEC)
Benjamin (Ben) Zehr (ENRE)
Benjamin (Ben) Zuercher (GOVDEV)

 

Areas of Specialization Key:
Governance and Development (GOVDEV)
Cyber Policy and Security (CYBER)
International Security (ISEC)
Energy, Natural Resources, and the Environment (ENRE)

Additional MIP Students - At A Glance

3 Students
3 Nationalities
29 Age

Additional MIP Students

Daniel Gajardo (GOVDEV) - Dual MS in Environment and Resources (2023) / MA (2022)
Amelie-Sophie Vavrovsky (CYBER) - Dual MS in Environment and Resources (2023) / MA (2021)
Eyal Zilberman (CYBER) - Joint MPP (2023) / MA (2022)

 

Areas of Specialization Key:
Governance and Development (GOVDEV)
Cyber Policy and Security (CYBER)
International Security (ISEC)
Energy, Natural Resources, and the Environment (ENRE)

Recent Graduates: Class of 2022

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Meet the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy Class of 2022

The new cohort of MIP students kicked off an unusual fall quarter. Five of the first-year students describe what attracted them to the program and their hopes for the future.
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A Day in the Life of a Master’s Student: Janani Mohan ‘22

First-year Master’s in International Policy student Janani Mohan is attending her Stanford classes virtually, phone-banking in swing states, and working on her nonprofit from her home in the Washington, D.C. area.
Me Me Khant, a student of the Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, marches with protestors against the coup in Myanmar.

Working from Home While Worrying For Home

Me Me Khant, Class of ’22, shares her experience of researching the political turmoil in Myanmar while being a Burmese ex-patriot with friends and family still living through the conflict.
The 2022 graduating class of the Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy.

A Return to In-person Graduation for the 2022 MIP Class

After two years of online ceremonies due to the pandemic, the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy program celebrated with a fully in-person graduation ceremony for the 2022 graduating class.

Student Initiatives

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International Policy Student Association (IPSA)

The International Policy Student Association (IPSA) is an entirely student-run group comprised of first and second-year MIP students.
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Stanford International Policy Review (SIPR)

The Stanford International Policy Review (SIPR) is a student-led international relations and public policy journal based in the Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy at Stanford University.