Student Highlight: Matt Berrey, Master of International Policy and Practice

Matt with some of the young Vietnamese soldiersMatt Berrey is an incoming Master of International Policy and Practice (MIPP) program.  The MIPP degree is a program intended for mid-career professionals with 8 or more years of professional work experience or an advanced degree.

After completing a BA in Political Science, Matt joined the U.S. Air Force where he primarily supported counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations, including deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq. Upon separating from the Air Force, Matt continued working for the Department of Defense, primarily supporting U.S. global security efforts.

At the Elliott School, Matt is looking forward to the flexibility of the MIPP program and plans to explore many different academic areas and utilize the many resources the Elliott School has to offer.  Although subject to change, Matt hopes to enter the policy development or public diplomacy sector of international affairs after completing the MIPP program.