Center for International Education


Fulbright

The Fulbright Scholar Program is a program of the United States Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to aid faculty, staff and professionals with awards to conduct research and/or teaching abroad.

The University of Tennessee has two Fulbright representatives and faculty and staff are encouraged to contact them for assistance.  The representatives are:

Dr. Pia Wood
Associate Provost

Center for International Education
1620 Melrose Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37996
pwood@utk.edu
865-974-3177
Dr. Alan Rutenberg
Director, Proposal Development

Office of Research, Blount Hall
1534 White Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37996
arutenberg@utk.edu
865-974-8686

 

 

 

 

 

Students interested in Fulbright awards should contact the Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships.

Fulbright Awardees for 2016-17 Academic Year

Five of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s faculty members have been selected for Fulbright exchanges for 2016-17.

The five recipients are:

Micah Beck
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Project Title: Advancing ITC Development Using Logistical Networking
Nairobi, Kenya

Sarah Eldridge
Assistant Professor, Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures
Project Title: The Ins and Outs of Reading: Psychological Interiority and Travel in Eighteenth-Century Literature
Dresden, Germany

Carol Tenopir
Professor, School of Information Sciences
Project Title: Information and Communication Technologies: Impact on Scholarly Communication
Helsinki, Finland

Krista Wiegand
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
Project Title: Strategic Selection: Philippine Arbitration Against China in the South China Sea
Quezon City, Philippines

Songning Zhang
Associate Professor and Director, Department of Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport Studies
Project Title: Biomechanical Assessment of Lower Limbs Related to Functional Training in Osteoarthritis Patients
Bogota, Colombia

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