Fulbright

Fulbright Scholars

Congratulations to the UIC faculty who have been selected as Fulbright scholars for 2017-2018

UIC faculty members from the University of Illinois at Chicago have been selected as Fulbright scholars for 2017-18. They are among 1,100 U.S. faculty and professionals who will travel abroad through the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program, the flagship international educational exchange  sponsored by the U.S. government. It is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.

 

See list below of past UIC Fulbright Scholars.

 

FULBRIGHT SCHOLARS 2016-2017
NAME UNIT PROJECT TITLE Hosting Institution
Dr.Joanna Michel Department of Public Health The Role of Cultural Keystone Species in the Wellbeing of Displaced Women and their Families in Medellin, Colombia University of Antioquia
Dr.Miiri Kotche Department of Bioengineering How VTT engineers translate user needs into technical requirements for medical devices VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

 

FULBRIGHT SCHOLARS 2015-2016
NAME UNIT PROJECT TITLE Hosting Institution
Craig Foster Department of Engineering Material models that can be used to examine mechanical behavior None Listed

 

FULBRIGHT SCHOLARS 2014-2015
NAME UNIT PROJECT TITLE Hosting Institution
Henrik Aratyn Department of Liberal Arts and Sciences Studying non-linear differential equation and solitons State University of São Paulo
Sally Sedgwick Department of Philosophy “Fate, Necessity,Contingency:Hegel and the Historical  Nature of Reason” Free University of Berlin
Julie Koidin Department of Music The combination of American Flute repertoire with Brazilian choro music Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
Sharon Mastracci Department of Public Affairs The study of emotional behavior among National Health Service Nurses University of Birmingham
Dr.Ramaswamy Kalyanasundaram Department of Microbiology and Immunology Assessment of vaccines against lymphatic filariasis None Listed

 

FULBRIGHT SCHOLARS 2013-14
NAME UNIT PROJECT TITLE Hosting Institution
Gabriel J. Culbert None listed Cultural Factors Influencing Continuity of Care Among HIV Positive Men Leaving Prisons in West Java, Indonesia: A Rapid Qualitative Assessment University of Indonesia
Elizabeth Ann Loentz Department of Germanic Studies German Studies Seminar 2013 The German-American Fulbright Commission
Anna Lysakowski Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology 3D Visualization of Anatomical Data Glasgow School of Art
David Solomon Ucker Department of Microbiology and Immunology Leishmania, Externalized Glycolytic Enzyme Molecules, and Apoptotic Mimicry Oswaldo Cruz Foundation

 

FULBRIGHT SCHOLARS 2012-13
NAME UNIT PROJECT TITLE Hosting Institution
Rosilie Hernandez Department of Literatures, Cultural Studies, Linguistics U.S. – Germany International Education and Administrators Program The German-American Fulbrigh Commission
Luis Fernando Lopez Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies Theoretical Implications in the Linguistic Study of Bilingualism University of Wuppertal

 

FULBRIGHT SCHOLARS 2011-12
NAME UNIT PROJECT TITLE Hosting Institution
Hui-Ching Chang Department of Communication Intercultural Communication in the Multi-Ethnic, Multi-Lingual Ukraine Zaporizhzhia National University
Vidyasagar Dharmapuri Department of Pediatrics Reduction of Infant Mortality Through APAIDSCON Consortium of Medical Schools in South India Science Health Allied Research Education
Jennifer Hoobler Department of Managerial Studies The Impact of Race and Gender on the Career Progress of South Africans University of Pretoria
Kimberly Potowski-Meece Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies Spanish Language Arts for U.S. Latino Heritage Speakers Benito Juarez Autonomous University of Oaxaca
Daria Tsoupikova Department of New Media Arts Implrementation of a Virtual Therapist in a Home-Based Rehabilitation System for Stroke Survivors Paris Institute of Techonology

 

FULBRIGHT SCHOLARS 2010-11
NAME UNIT PROJECT TITLE Hosting Institution
Leah Casabianca Department of Chemistry Hyperpolarized Solid State NMR Spectra of Materials and Catalysis Using Dynamic Polarization Weizmann Institute of Science
Hui-Ching Chang Department of Communication Intercultural Commuication in the Multi-Ethnic, Multi-Lingual Ukraine Zaporizhzhia National University
Jacob Juntunen Department of Performing Arts Repaying My Debt: Starting Polish Students Down the International Path Adam Mickiewicz University

 

FULBRIGHT SCHOLARS 2009-10
NAME UNIT PROJECT TITLE Hosting Institution
Anthony Pagano Department of Managerial Studies International Logistics and Management Santa Maria La Antigua University
Mary Beth Watson-Manheim Department of Information and Decision Sciences The Influence of Local Conditions on Performance in the Global IT Workplace Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore

 

FULBRIGHT SCHOLARS 2008-09
NAME UNIT PROJECT TITLE Hosting Institution
Alejandro Madrid Latin American and Latino Studies Dancing Around the Gulf: The Transnational History and Practice of the Danzon Autonomous University of Yucatan
James Norr Department of Sociology Scaling-up HIV Prevention: Organizational and Inter-Organizational Issues University of Malawi

 

FULBRIGHT SCHOLARS 2007-08
NAME UNIT PROJECT TITLE Hosting Institution
Ralph Cintron Department of English and Latino and Latin American Studies Program Theories and Ethnographies of the State and Transmigration; An Anthropology of Emerging Democracy University of Pristina
Mark Liechty Department of Anthropology and History Far Out: Kathmandu and the Birth of Global Mass Tourism Tribhuvan University
Anthony Orum Department of Sociology Political Sociology, American Urban History and Sociology and Qualitative Research Methods Fudan University
Laurie Schaffner Department of Criminal Justice Children and the Law University of Guadalajara
Joseph Tabbi Department of English American World-Fictions and New Media Writing Ludwig-Maximilians- Unversity of Munich

 

FULBRIGHT SCHOLARS 2006-07
NAME UNIT PROJECT TITLE Hosting Institution
Nicholas Brown Department of English and African American Studies Reading Cultural Form; Globilzation and Culture: U.S. and Brazilian Contexts University of Sao Paulo
Geri Donenberg Department of Psychiatry Psychiatry Research Methods; HIV Prevention for South African Youth and Families University of Western Cape
Sharon Holland Department of English Women’s Studies, Cultural Studies and Critical Race Studies Complutense University of Madrid
Anthony Orum Department of Sociology Political Sociology, American Urban History and Sociology and Qualitative Research Methods Fudan University