Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

List of U-M’s 2010-11 Fulbright Student grantees

U-M’s 2010-11 Fulbright Student grantees, the countries where they will be studying and their projects:

• Saul Allen, Ph.D., LSA (Asian studies), Indonesia; New Order Narratives in Post Reformasi Indonesia

• Abby Anderton, Ph.D., School of Music (musicology), Germany; Classical Music and Rehabilitation in the American Sector of West Berlin (1945-61)

• Nadia Baadj, Ph.D., LSA (history of art), Netherlands; ‘Monstrous creatures and diverse strange things’: The Curious Art of Jan van Kessel I

• Lara Back, B.A., LSA (Latin American and Caribbean studies, sociology), South Korea; English teaching assistantship

• Katharine Barcy, B.A., LSA (French, linguistics), Vietnam; English teaching assistantship

• Hannah Bent, B.A., LSA (environmental studies), Nepal; Preserving Indigenous Knowledge and Natural Resource Management in Nepal

• Harun Buljina, B.A., LSA (German, history, Russian, East European and Eurasian studies), Turkey; English teaching assistantship

• Anna Clark, M.F.A., Warren Wilson College (creative writing), and B.A., LSA, U-M, Kenya; Nairobi Stories

• Virginia Cline, B.A., LSA (French, history, political science), France; English teaching assistantship

• Anne Davis, B.A., LSA (political science, Spanish), Ecuador; An Examination of Legal Advocacy Education and Outreach Programs for Refugees in Ecuador

• Tara Diener, Ph.D., LSA (anthropology and history), Sierra Leone; Starched Caps/Childbirth in a Creole City: An Ethnographic History of Maternity in Freetown

• Paul Dwyer, Ph.D., School of Music (music performance — cello), Netherlands; Intensive Private Study in Contemporary Cello and Baroque Cello

• Sharief El-Gabri, B.A., LSA (Arabic, political science), Jordan; English teaching assistantship

• Benjamin Fox, B.A., LSA (history), Taiwan; Taiwan in Transition: Energy Policy and Eco-Cities

• Marie Greenman, B.A., LSA (German, history, international studies), Germany; English teaching assistantship

• Sarah Hamilton, Ph.D., LSA (history), Spain; Rhetoric and Reality in Late-Twentieth Century Spanish Environmental Policy

• Daniel Hefflebower, B.A., LSA (German, history), Germany; English teaching assistantship

• Ryan Hughes, Ph.D., LSA (classical art and archaeology), Georgia; Vani Regional Survey

• Nirinjan Khalsa, Ph.D., LSA (Asian languages and cultures), India; The Role of Music within Sikh Practice

• Stephen Kim, B.A., LSA (English language and literature, political science), South Korea; English teaching assistantship

• Shawn Kinkema, B.A., LSA (Asian languages, Program in the Environment), Japan; Japan as a Model for Passenger Rail Development

• Gabriele Koch, Ph.D., LSA (anthropology), Japan; Law and Human Rights in the Japanese Sex Industry

• Sarah Kostinski, B.S., LSA (music, physics), Russia; Learning the Russia Perspective on Low-Dimensional Systems in Contemporary Physics

• Jeremy Ledger, Ph.D., LSA (history), Spain; Mapping the Medieval World: Cross-cultural Exchange and Mediterranean Cartography

• Jane Lynch, Ph.D., LSA (anthropology), India; Fashioning Value

• Matthew Miller, B.A., LSA (global change, history), South Korea; English teaching assistantship

• Michelle Morath, B.A., LSA (English, German, secondary education), Germany; English teaching assistantship

• Christine Morrison, B.S., LSA (chemistry), Germany; Synthesis and Characterization of 3D Metal-Organic Frameworks of the Mixed-Ligand System

• Emily Orzech, M.F.A., School of Art & Design, China; Translated Cities: Exploring China’s Urban Landscape through Lithography

• Rachel Palmer, B.A., LSA (Near Eastern studies, political science), Indonesia; English teaching assistantship

• David Pappano, Ph.D., LSA (biological anthropology), Ethiopia; Cooperation, Conflict, and Reproductive Strategies of Male Geladas

• Thongdam Pathoumthong, M.A., School of Education (higher education), Andorra; English teaching assistantship

• Jonson Porteux, Ph.D., LSA (economics), South Korea; Sex, Drugs and Politics: The Politics of Private Protection Rackets in South Korea

• Katelyn Sedelmyer, B.A., LSA (English, political science, secondary education), India; English teaching assistantship

• Eric Tkaczyk, Ph.D./M.D. (electrical engineering, Medical School), Estonia; Portable Optical Cataract Assessment Device

• Elizabeth Turk, B.S., LSA (biology, women’s studies), Mongolia; Theory and Epistemology in Systems of Healing

• David Wells, B.A., LSA (economics, Japanese studies), Japan; Yatai: A Disappearing Tradition

• Dara Yaskil, B.A., LSA (environmental studies), Turkey; English teaching assistantship

• Beatriz Zengotitabengoa, Ph.D., LSA (history of art, museum studies), Benin; Staging Gaani: Contemporary Royal Art Display in the Bariba Kingdom of Nikki

Since its establishment in 1946 under legislation introduced by then-U.S. Senator J. William Fulbright of Arkansas, the Fulbright Program has given approximately 300,000 students, scholars, teachers, artists, and scientists the opportunity to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns. For more information, go to