Five UH professors receive Fulbright grantsUniversity of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
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Jim Manke, (808) 956-6099
The Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) recently announced that five University of Hawaiʻi professors have been awarded 2005-2006 Fulbright Scholar grants to travel abroad to lecture and conduct research. In addition, nine scholars from abroad were awarded grants to visit the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.
Four professors are from UH Mānoa along with a fifth professor from Honolulu Community College. The professors, the subject of their lecture/research, and the exchange institution and its location follow.
From the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa:
Roger Thomas Ames, Professor
Department of Philosophy
Lecturing: American Philosophy
Destination: Wuhan University, Wuhan, China
Roberta Lamb, Associate Professor
Department of Information Technology, College of Business Administration
Lecturing/Research: Collaborative Studies of Information and Communication Systems
Destination: University of Turku, Turku, Finland
Will C. McClatchey, Associate Professor and Coordinator
Ethnobiology Program, Department of Botany
Lecturing/Research: Ethnobiology and Community Enhancement
Destination: Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
Edward John Shultz, Professor
Asian Studies Program, School of Hawaiian, Asian and Pacific Studies
Lecturing/Research: East Asian History; Translating the Samguk Sagi
Destination: Sogana University, Seoul, Korea
From Honolulu Community College:
Brenda Kwon, Instructor
Language Arts, Liberal Arts Program
Lecturing: Multicultural Literatures in the United States
Destination: Korea University, Seoul, Korea
UH Mānoa is host to nine visiting Fulbright scholars, one each from the Czech Republic, Korea, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, and three from Thailand.
This year, approximately 850 U.S. faculty and professionals received Fulbright grants joining the nearly 100,000 U.S. and foreign scholars who have participated in the program since its inception in 1946.
CIS is a private, nonprofit organization that manages the Fulbright Scholar exchange, selections are made by the presidentially appointed J. Williams Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board with funding provided by the United States Department of State and other participating governments and host institutions throughout the U.S. and internationally.