Fulbright Fellowship English Teaching Assistantship to Georgia
While studying abroad in Russia, Cunningham, a Slavic studies and international relations double major, had the opportunity to spend a week in Georgia. After her visit was over, she knew she’d have to find a way to go back.
Fulbright Fellowship English Teaching Assistantship to Thailand
An American studies and human development major from Winnetka, Illinois, Jessica Durning studied abroad in both Sydney, Australia and Amsterdam, Netherlands. She loved both locations, but realized she was “playing it safe” by traveling to countries where the majority of the population is fluent in English. After a month-long crash course in Thai language and culture, she’ll spend 11 months teaching English at a school in Thailand. She also hopes to start a singing group.
Fulbright Fellowship English Teaching Assistantship to Azerbaijan
Ith will most likely be teaching in the capital city of Baku. He hopes to explore the country’s culture through art to better understand how Azerbaijanis interpret their communities and countries around them, as well as their attitudes toward ideas of culture and identity.
Fulbright Fellowship English Teaching Assistantship to Mexico
A Latin American studies major and scholar in the College’s Holleran Center for Community Action and Public Policy, Taryn Kitchen is deeply interested in social justice issues related to Mexico’s unique geographic and economic relationship to the United States.
Fulbright Fellowship English Teaching Assistantship to Russia
Having already interned, worked and studied in Russia as a scholar in the College’s Toor Cummings Center for International Studies and the Liberal Arts (CISLA), Stephanie Reeves is looking forward to deepening her knowledge of Russian language, culture, food, history and literature as a 2016 Fulbright fellow.
Fulbright Fellowship English Teaching Assistantship to Spain
An anthropology major and Hispanic studies minor from Northampton, Massachusetts, Leela Riesz studied abroad in Spain, completed an internship there with an NGO that addresses issues faced by both immigrant and Gitano communities, and conducted research on the experience of Muslim immigrants to the country. Riesz, an avid singer and member of the College’s all-female a cappella group MissConduct and the community action and arts initiative Souled Out, hopes to offer singing and acting workshops for the high school students at her school in Spain. She will also play a leading role in preparing students for the Global Classrooms: Model United Nations program.