The US Department of Education's Fulbright-Hays Program awards grants to individual American K-14 teachers and administrators, pre-doctoral students and post-doctoral faculty, as well as to U.S. institutions and organizations. Funding supports research and training efforts overseas, which focus on non-western foreign languages and world area studies. Nazareth proudly recognizes several of our own as Fulbright-Hays Seminar Abroad winners.
(Information source: US
Department of Education)
Prof. Poonam Dev
Associate Professor of Social & Psychological Foundations
South Africa (2008)
Dr. Dev participated in the "Student Achievement and Workforce Development in Disadvantaged Populations in South Africa" seminar. The program focused on how educators prepare students from diverse backgrounds for both postsecondary study and the workplace while ensuring academic success.
Prof. Scott Campbell
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Dr. Campbell participated in the "Australia -- New Country, Old History" seminar.
Prof. Otieno Kisiara
Associate Professor of Sociology & Anthropology
Director of Multicultural Studies
Dr. Kisiara participated in seminars on the status of women in Islamic culture.
Prof. Sharon Murphy
Professor of Political Science
Coordinator, International Studies Program
Dr. Murphy participated in a seminar in Cairo entitled "Egypt: A Perspective on the Middle East." She traveled around the country and attended lectures on the culture, society, politics and economics of Egypt, and conducted research on the political philosophy of Islamic theorist Sayyid Qutb.
Prof. Dennis Ritchie
Dr. Ritchie participated in the "Colombia, Many Countries in One: Economic Growth, Environmental Sustainability, Sociocultural Divergence, and Biodiversity" seminar.