As part of his Fulbright U.S. Scholar work, Dr. Chris J. Dolan’s research team at the Max van der Stoel Institute at South East European University was awarded a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) grant, titled: “SEEU Students 5.0: Media and Information Literacy in the Age of Disinformation.” The USAID project will be implemented in association with IREX: Media Literacy in North Macedonia/You Think. Dr. Dolan, a two-time Fulbright Scholar, is a LVC professor of political science.
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Dr. Chris Dolan, professor of political science and director of the Center for Political History, was recently notified by the Institute for International Education/U.S. Department of State that he received a U.S. Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to the Republic of North Macedonia. South East European University in Tetovo will be his host institution, where Dr. Dolan will conduct research in rule of law, security sector reform, and Euro-Atlantic security through the grant that runs until June 2020. He will be working with Dr. Blerim Reka, Macedonian Ambassador and Chief of Mission of North Macedonia to the European Union, on NATO collective security measures and on the alignment of defense and foreign policy in Macedonia’s case for E.U. membership.
His previous Fulbright award was with the University of Prishtina in Kosovo (2019–20).
Dr. Kathleen Tacelosky, professor of Spanish, presented “Heritage speakers (back) in Mexico: U.S.-raised children in Mexican public schools,” at the Annual Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language in Albuquerque, New Mexico in February. Tacelosky’s panel, using research she conducted while a Fulbright Scholar in Mexico, attempted to draw together linguists and educators to advance dialogue and a research agenda regarding the linguistic needs of heritage Spanish speakers raised in the U.S. who learned to speak Spanish at home before returning to Mexico.
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. 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.”
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.
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.