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Four College Faculty Recognized as Fulbright Scholars

An article about four College of Education faculty members who were acknowledged recently by The Chronicle of Higher Education as winners of Fulbright awards.

by Joe Savrock (November 2007)

Four College of Education faculty members were among 13 Penn State faculty acknowledged recently by The Chronicle of Higher Education as winners of Fulbright awards.

Murry Nelson

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Murry Nelson, professor of social studies education, was recognized as a Traditional Fulbright Scholar for 2007–08. He currently is serving as the László Országh Distinguished Chair in American Studies with the School of English and American Studies at Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, Hungary.

David Post

 

David Post, professor of comparative & international education, has been named a New Century Scholar for 2007–08. Post will convene with 30 other outstanding scholars from around the world to debate and engage in research on a multidisciplinary topic. Under the guidance of an appointed Distinguished Scholar Leader, these scholars engage in collaborative, multidisciplinary examination of a topic of universal concern and together seek solutions to critical issues affecting all humankind. The topic of this year’s program is “Higher Education in the 21st Century: Access and Equity.”

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Ravinder Koul and Beverly Lindsay

 

Ravinder Koul and Beverly Lindsay were award Fulbright Senior Specialist grants for the past academic year. The Senior Specialist program provides short-term opportunities for U.S. faculty and professionals to collaborate with professional counterparts at non-U.S. postsecondary academic institutions on curriculum and faculty development, institutional planning, and a variety of other activities.

Koul, associate professor of science education at Penn State Great Valley, did his project in Thailand at King Mongkut’s University of Technology. Lindsay, professor of higher education, did her Senior Specialist work at Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique.
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