Posts tagged ‘Fulbright’

Dr. Tacelosky Presents Fulbright Research in Warsaw, Quoted in Seattle Times

Dr. Kathleen Tacelosky, professor of Spanish, continues to share her research, which began in 2010 with a Fulbright Scholar Grant in Puebla, Mexico and continued with a second Fulbright Award to Zacatecas, Mexico in the 2018–2019 academic year. She gave the keynote address “Education and Languages in an Age of Globalization,” at the Language and Society Conference of the International Sociological Association and by the UNESCO Janusz Korczak Chair in Warsaw Poland, earlier this month. Tacelosky’s research on students who children who return to Mexico after having lived and been educated in the U.S., involved interviewing families in Mexico, and led to her developing a curriculum to train teachers. See the Seattle Times article “Life After Deportation” to learn more.

Dr. Dolan Awarded Fulbright Scholar Grant

Dr. Chris J. Dolan, professor of politics and global studies, was awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant from the U.S. State Department and U.S. Embassy in Pristina, Kosovo. The Fulbright, for teaching and research, runs from February to July 2020 and will be hosted by the University of Pristina. Dolan will work with U.S. foreign service officers in the public diplomacy section at the U.S. Embassy and with the chair of Pristina’s Political Science Department, Professor Arben Hajrullahu. In addition to teaching a course on world politics, Dolan will conduct research on the consequences of NATO expansion and the future of the transatlantic alliance as the U.S. pivots to Asia. This is a follow-up to his 2018 book on President Obama’s foreign policy, “Obama and the Emergence of a Multipolar World Order: Redefining U.S. Foreign Policy.”

Fulbright Kathryn Hockenbury ’18 Featured in Welsh Newspaper

Kathryn Hockenbury ’18, one of three LVC Fulbright honorees this past spring, is researching the history of the triple harp at Bangor University in Wales. The Daily Post article highlighted Kathryn as the College’s first Fulbright resident and the music major’s distinctive research while pursuing her master’s degree.

 

Fulbright Kristy Sonberg Cataloging Her South Korean Experience

Kristy Sonberg ’18, early childhood and special education, is blogging about her Fulbright year in Korea including this update. Kristy was one of three LVC student Fulbrights this past spring.

Fulbright Honoree Kristy Sonberg ’18 Highlighted in Hometown Newspaper

Kristy Sonberg ’18, early childhood education and special education, was featured in The Star Democrat after being named the College’s third Fulbright Finalist, and 17th overall, this spring. Sonberg will travel to South Korea as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant.

 

 

Fulbright Scholar Hannah Pell ’16 Published

Hannah Pell ’16, music and physics, co-authored “Application of Systematic Musicology in Music Theory and Analysis” as part of the 9th European Music Analysis Conference in Strasbourg, France, from June 28 to July 1. Pell spent her Fulbright year at the Centre for Systematic Musicology at the University of Graz in Austria.