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University named a top producer of Fulbright Scholars

December 14, 2012 --

SF State is one of the nation's top producers of Fulbright Scholars, according to rankings published in the Nov. 2 issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education.

The University is among the top 20 master's-level institutions for the number of faculty and staff who earned prestigious Fulbright scholarships in 2012-13. The rankings were compiled by the Institute of International Education, which administers the Fulbright Scholar Program

 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Top Producer

This latest honor is consistent with SF State's strong focus on international education and exchange. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international education exchange program. Fulbright Scholars receive funding to take their research and teaching overseas for up to a year.

SF State's current Fulbright Scholars are Associate Professor of History Charles Postel, who is teaching and conducting research at The Roosevelt Study Center in the Netherlands, and Humanities Lecturer Christopher Mark Sterba, who is teaching at the University of Bergen in Norway.

In 2011-12, Associate Professor of Sociology Jessica Fields was a Fulbright Scholar at York University in Canada and Study Abroad Services Coordinator David Wick spent two weeks in India as part of the Fulbright International Education Administrators Program.

To read previous articles about Fulbright Scholars, visit http://www.sfsu.edu/~news/2011/spring/2.html; http://www.sfsu.edu/news/2008/summer/20.html; and http://www.sfsu.edu/news/2008/spring/3.html.

--Elaine Bible

 

 

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