Georgetown Fulbrights 2016 – 2017
Ryan Berg | Fulbright Research Grant in Florianópolis, Brazil
Description: Ryan’s project endeavors to discover whether microfinance loans can demonstrate a capacity to increase general incomes of loan recipients, but also to contribute to better governance outcomes in the impoverished neighborhoods (“favelas”).
Degrees: BA in Government and Theology (Georgetown ’10), MS in Global Governance and Diplomacy (Oxford ’11), MPhil in Political Science (Oxford ’13), PhD in Political Science (Oxford ’17)
Andrew Crawford Lange| Fulbright-Clinton Public Policy Fellowship in Lima, Peru
Description: Andrew will seek to identify effective strategies to improve the transition from education to employment, with an emphasis on effective inclusive education that results in decent work for young people with disabilities.
Degrees: BA in International Development and Spanish (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee ’06), MA in International Law and Human Rights (University for Peace- Costa Rica ’11), Dual MA in Applied Economics (Georgetown University and Universidad Alberto Hurtado ’14)
Vikram Shah | Fulbright Research Grant in Amman, Jordan
Description: Vikram Shah will look into the role of non-government organizations in developing psycho-social resiliency among urban Syrian refugees in Jordan. This research will be conducted in partnership with the Danish Refugee Council.
Degrees: Bachelors in the Science of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
Nicolas Luongo| English Teaching Assistant Award in Jeonju, South Korea
Description: Nicolas Luongo will be teaching English to around 900 students at an all-boys high school in Jeonju, South Korea.
Degrees: BA in Government (Georgetown University ’16)
Raquel Rosenbloom | English Teaching Assistant Award in Tetouan, Morocco
Description: Raquel Rosenbloom will be teaching English at the Université Abdelmalek Essaadi in Tetouan, Morocco.
Degrees: Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics (Georgetown College, Georgetown University ’16)
Katie Rumer | Fulbright García Robles Binational Business Program in Mexico City, Mexico
Description: Katie Rumer will be interning at a law firm that specializes in international business development in Mexico, and studying international business as part of the MBA program at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México.
Degrees: Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service in Interntional Politics (Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University ’13)
Emily Kent | Combined Grant (English Teaching Asssitant and Research Grant Awards) in Salzburg, Austria
Description: Emily Kent will be conducting research on the codification of polyphony and the use of German-language texts in church music in the late-medieval Archbishopric of Salzburg. The grant also includes English teaching assistantships at two secondary schools in Salzburg.
Degrees: BA (Georgetown University ’16)
Christopher Wadibia| Fulbright Research Grant in Lagos, Nigeria
Description: Based in Lagos, Nigeria Chris Wadibia will compile a report on the most efficacious practices that spur harmonious inter-religious relations amongst local Muslims and Christians, with the potential for these findings to be applied elsewhere in Sub-Saharan Africa. Chris will also study the link between inter-religious engagement and social justice, especially the categories of sustainability (environmental justice), poverty (economic justice), and disease (health justice).
Degrees: BA in Government (Georgetown Univesity ’16)
Eric Nevalsky | English Teaching Assistant Award in Yilan, Taiwan
Description: Eric Nevalky will be teaching English at an elementary and middle school in Yilan, Taiwan, and engaging students in my host community to foster language learning and cultural exchange.
Degrees: BSFS in Science, Technolgy and International Affairs (Georgetown University ’16)
Zalondria Graham | English Teaching Assistant Award in Valle de Santiago, Guanajuato, Mexico
Description: Zalondria Graham will be servng as an English Teaching Assistant at Universidad Tecnológiva del Suroeste de Guanajuato.
Degrees: BA in English (Georgetown ’16)