The DLC is made up of permanent staff as well as graduate assistants who offer their digital expertise to the MIIS community. Get to know the team and our various specialties by perusing our bios below.

Full Time Staff


BOB COLE

Director Email: bcole@miis.edu

AMY MICHELLE SLAY

Instructional Designer Email: aslay@miis.edu

EVELYN HELMINEN

Assistant Director for Digital Initiatives Email: ehelminen@miis.edu

MELISSA SORENSON

Assistant Director for Special Projects Email: msorenson@miis.edu

MARK BASSE

Digital Media Specialist Email: mbasse@miis.edu


Graduate Assistants

Graduate assistants are the lifeblood of the DLC. They contribute enthusiasm, passion, energy, creativity, and talent to each semester. Without them, there is no way we could call ourselves the “center for concentrated awesomeness.”

See below for our current graduate assistants.

DESMOND IRIAYE

Graduate Assistant: Masters in International Policy and Development, May 2018. Language of Study: English  Email: diriaye@miis.edu  

CATHERINEROSE MOUNTAIN

Graduate Assistant: Masters in Translation and Localization Management, May 2018 Language of Study: French  Email: cmountain@miis.edu

SEO-YOUNG JUN

Graduate Assistant: MA in Translation & Localization Management (TLM), May 2018 Language of Study: Korean Email: sjun@miis.edu

KIMANI DESHIELDS-WILLIAMS

Graduate Assistant: International Policy and Development, May 2018 Language of Study: Arabic Email: kdeshieldswilliams@middlebury.edu  

IANTHE DUNCAN-POOLE

DLC, Graduate Assistant: International Policy + Development (IPD), Spring 2019 Language of Study: Arabic Email: jduncanpoole@miis.edu

SEONGJI KIM

Graduate Assistant: Translation & Localization Management, May 2019 Language of Study: Korean Email: seongjik@miis.edu

KYLE BURNETT

Graduate Assistant 2017: International Environmental Policy Language of Study: French Undergraduate degree: Broadcast Journalism from the University of Oklahoma Email: keburnett@miis.edu     Hi there, I am Kyle Burnett, an International Environmental Policy Masters student here at Middlebury with a language of focus in French. (Bonjour tout le monde!) I am originally from Oklahoma, but … Continue reading KYLE BURNETT