American Fulbright Scholar Awards 2013-14

 

Natasha Beranek, Independent / Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in North American Integration at York University “Cultural Agency and Ethnic Identification Among Czech Romani Refugees in Canada”

Bryan Brooks, Baylor University / Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Water and the Environment at the University of Lethbridge
“Towards Sustainable Management of Water Resources in Alberta: Developing an Understanding of Emerging Water Quality Stressors Across Environmental Gradients”

Diane Calleson, University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill / All Disciplines Fulbright Scholar Award at Memorial University of Newfoundland
“Fogo Island’s Approach to Geotourism as a Unique Model for Community Development in Newfoundland, Canada”

Holly Campbell, Oregon State University / Fulbright Canada Post Doctoral Research Award at the University of Northern British Columbia
“A Comparison of Strategies to Significantly Reduce Polluted Runoff to Watersheds Affecting the Coastal Zone Along the Pacific Coast of North America”

Carol Christy, Georgia College and State University / Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Education at the University of Alberta
“Individual Reading Assessment in Middle and Secondary Content Literacy”

Martin Edwards, Seton Hall University / Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Global Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs
“Assessing the Content of IMF Surveillance”

Terry Gottfried, Lawrence University / Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Brain, Language, and Music at McGill University
“Effect of Musical Experience on Cross-Language Perception of Word Stress and Segmentation”

Carol Gray, Greenfield Community College / Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in The Person and Society at Concordia University
“The Cross-Section of Politics, Law, and the Evolution of Human Rights in Egypt”

Howard Greenwald, University of Southern California / Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Aboriginal Legal and Resource Rights at the University of Alberta
“Organization of Health Services for Diverse Communities”

Kaplan Harris, St. Bonaventure University / Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Transnational Studies at Brock University
“Poetry Magazines at the US-Canada Border”

David Holben, Ohio University / Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Nutrisciences and Health at the University of Prince Edward Island
“Food Insecurity and Nutritional Outcomes of At-risk Mothers in Prince Edward Island”

Valerian Kagan, University of Pittsburgh / Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Science and the Environment at McMaster University
“Mechanisms of Radiation Damage and Radiomitigation”

Richard Lubben, South Texas Community College / Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Human Rights and Social Justice at the University of Ottawa
“Online Global Learning Community Project: A Dialogue About Art, Human Rights and Social Justice”

Rebecca Mancuso, Bowling Green State University / Fulbright Visiting Research Chair at the University of Calgary “Nothing but Debts and Worries: Canada’s Three Thousand Family Scheme and Empire Settlement, 1919-1939”

James McHugh, University of Akron / Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in North American Integration at Carleton University
“A Charter of Rights for North America”

Laurie Mercier, Washington State University / Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Humanities, Social Sciences, and Fine Arts at the University of Alberta
“Gendering Spaces: Men, Woman, and Industrial Work in the North American Wests”

Saundra Schneider, Michigan State University / Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Governance and Public Policy at McMaster University
“Intergovernmental Responses to Natural Disasters: A Comparative Study of Canada and the United States”

Scott See, University of Maine / Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Society and Culture at Dalhousie University “Public Memory and the Construction of Canada’s ‘Peaceable Kingdom’ Ideal”

Richard Sherwin, New York Law School / Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Law and Literature at McGill University “Moving Images of the Law”

Douglas Tewksbury, Niagara University / Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Globalization and Cultural Studies at McMaster University
“Online/Offline Community Building: An Ethnographic Study of the Canadian Occupy Movement and Montreal Student Protest Communities”

Cedric Tolliver, University of Houston / Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in American Literature at McGill University
“Of Vagabonds and Fellow Travellers: African Diasporic Cosmopolitan Culture and the Cold War”

Tonia Warnecke, Rollins College / Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in International Development Studies at McGill University
“Fostering Opportunity-Based Entrepreneurship for Women: Reshaping Policy Approaches in India and China”

Eric Zeemering, University of Maryland, Baltimore County / Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Governance and Public Administration at the University of Ottawa
“Implementing Urban Sustainability in Canada”

 

Special Foundation Fellow

Robert Rotberg, Independent / Fulbright Canada Special Foundation Fellow at Carleton University
“Global Issues and Conflict Prevention”

 

Fulbright Specialists

Jack Godwin, California State University / Fulbright Specialist at Université Laval
“Three Sided Coin: International Business, Education, and Development”

Trudy Lieberman, City University of New York / Fulbright Specialist at the University of Manitoba
“Improving Canadian Access to Evidence on Health Policy Issues: Learning from a Leading American Health Policy Journalist”

Jay Liebowitz, University of Maryland University College / Fulbright Specialist at McGill University
“Understanding and Innovating Government Strategies Regarding Human Capital Management”

JoAnn Damron-Rodriguez, UCLA / Fulbright Specialist at Huntington University
“Toward the Development of a Competence Profile in Professional Gerontology”

Kevin Simmons, Austin College / Fulbright Specialist at Western University
“Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Threat of Natural Disasters”

Mary Stewart, Florida State University / Fulbright Specialist at Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology “Curriculum Development & Delivery: Best Practices for Creative Arts Disciplines”

Each September, the Foundation for Educational Exchange between Canada and the United States of America hosts the incoming cohort of American Fulbright Scholars and the entire incoming class of Killam Fellows for a fall Orientation in Ottawa. 

This year, Fulbright Canada interviewed some of the 2011-2012 U.S. Scholars, to find out why they chose to come to Canada for their Fulbright experience.