Monica Ruiz (Medford, Massachusetts) Monica M. Ruiz is a graduate student at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy graduating May 2016. Her academic focus centers on International Security Studies and Conflict Resolution/ Negotiations. She holds a Bachelors Degree from Florida International University in Public Relations and a Minor in International Studies from the Tianjin University of Commerce in China. Prior to attending Fletcher, Monica worked as a Public-Private Coordinator in the J-9 Partnering Directorate at U.S. Southern Command. Upon graduating from Fletcher, Monica will be based out of Tallinn, Estonia on a one year Boren Fellowship, where she will learn Russian and continue her research on NATOÕs efforts in the Baltic region. (Attended Socrates)
2015 Ricardo Salinas Scholar,
Monica Ruiz (Medford, Massachusetts) was born in Quito, Ecuador and immigrated to the United States at the age of six.