Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Fulbright Scholars Highlight Wide Range of UAlbany Academic Excellence

Six distinguished researchers at the University at Albany will bring their academic expertise to Europe, Mexico and Africa after being named Fulbright Scholars for 2010-2011. Representing the College of Arts and Sciences, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, the College of Computing and Information, the School of Education, and the School of Public Health, UAlbany's Fulbright Scholars join a select group of higher-education faculty and professionals from around the nation who travel abroad in an effort to help build mutual understanding between the citizens of the U.S. and other countries.

"The University at Albany is home to some of the best and brightest scholars in the world and we are honored to have five of our colleagues recognized as Fulbright Scholars," said Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Susan D. Phillips. "Their dedication and recognition enhances the University's reach and reputation as one of the top research universities in the United States."

The 2010-2011 Fulbright Scholars are:

Distinguished Service Professor David A. Andersen, Department of Public Administration and Policy, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy;

Associate Professor Deborah Andersen, Departments of Information Studies and Informatics, College of Computing and Information;

Professor Mark Blum, Department of East Asian Studies, College of Arts and Sciences;

Distinguished Teaching Professor Stephen M. North, Department of English, College of Arts and Sciences;

Associate Professor Carol Rodgers, Department of Educational Theory and Practice, School of Education;

Professor Lawrence Schell, Department of Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Director, Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities.

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Courtesy: UA News

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