Fulbright Faculty Recipients


Dr. Elyse Conners  
Associate Professor of Blindness and Low Visions Studies
University of Lagos, Nigeria
Core Award, 2023-2024

Dr. Jessica Gladden  
Associate Professor School of Social Work
Christ University, India
Core Award, 2023-2024

Dr. Cassie Lopez-Jeng 
Associate Professor of Public Health
National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Core Award, 2023-2024

Dr. Chansheng He  
Professor of Geography, Environment and Tourism
National University of Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan
Specialist Award, 2023

Dr. Azim Houshyar  
Professor of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering and Engineering Management
Republic Design Institute "UzEngineering" Uzbekistan
Specialist Award, 2023



Dr. Chansheng He  
Professor of Geography, Environment and Tourism
Leeds University, UK
Distinguished Scholar Award, 2022-2023

Dr. Sandra Borden  
Professor of Communications
University of Navarro, Spain
Core Award, 2022-2023

Dr. Sharron McMorrow  
Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Health
Makerere University, Uganda
Core Award, 2022-2023

Dr. Eric Archer  
Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, Research, and Technology
Çabej University of Gjirokaster, Albania
Core Award, 2022-2023

Dr. KC Chen  
Professor of Computer and Information Sciences
Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
Specialist Award, 2022 


Dr. Germán Zárate-Sández  
Associate Professor of Spanish
Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Core Award, 2021-2022


Dr. Bade Shrestha
Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan
Core Award, 2019-2020


Dr. Dawn Anderson
Assistant Professor of Blindness and Low Vision Studies
College of Orientation & Mobility, Johannesburg, South Africa
Specialist Award, 2018 

Dr. John Dunn
WMU President Emeritus
Universidad Iberoamericana, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Specialist Award, 2018

Dr. Michael Famiano
Associate Professor of Physics
National Astronomical Observatory, Tokyo, Japan
Core Award, 2018-2019                                                                                                                                                                                            


Dr. Fritz Allhoff 
Professor of Philosophy
University of Iceland
"Emerging Arctic Conflicts, Law and Ethics"
Specialist Award, 2018

Dr. Jim Butterfield     
Professor of Political Science 
University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
"Strategic Planning for Internationalization of Brazilian Higher Education Institutions" 
Specialist Award, 2018

Dr. Bernie Han  
Professor of Business Information Systems
National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Specialist Award, 2017


Dr. James Hueng
Professor of Economics
Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Wuhan, China
"Contributing to Chinese University's Economics Education and Examining Issues Regarding China's Economic Reforms"
Core Award, 2016-17

Dr. Jim Butterfield
Professor of Political Science
University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
"Vietnam in its Global Context: International Relations and Comparative Politics"
Core Award, 2016-17

Dr. Jon D. Davis
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa 
"Developing Deeper into Discourse, Expanding on Ethnomathematics, and Investigating ICT in South Africa's Centralized Educational System"
Core Award, 2016-17

Dr. David Huffman
Professor of Chemistry
University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
"Chemistry of the Innate Immune Response"
Core Award, 2016-17

Lynn Kelly-Albertson

Career Services
International Education Administrators (IEA) Seminar, Fall 2016

Professor Albert LaVergne
Professor Emeritus, Gwen Frostic School of Art, College of Fine Arts
University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
"Reading is Knowledge" 
Core Award, 2016-17


Dr. Chansheng He 
Professor of Environmental Science 
University of Bucharest
Lecture/Research Award, 2015

Dr. Luis Toledo-Pereyra
Professor of Medical History
Universidad Catolica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
"Medical Sciences and Medical History"
Core Award, 2015-16

Dr. Brian Wilson
Professor, American Religious History and Graduate Advisor
Fulbright Specialist Sunway University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
"Design and Implementation of a First-Ever World Religion Course"
Specialist Award, 2016

Dr. Elizabeth Warburton
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Ben Gurion University of the Negev
"Fitness Costs of Parasitism in a Desert Rodent: Reproductive, Immunological, and Intergenerational Effects"
Core Award, 2015-16


Dr. Jim Butterfield
Professor of Political Science
Saratov State University, Saratov Oblast, Russia
"Comparative Politics"
Specialist Award, 2014

Dr. Wei-Chiao Huang
Professor of Economics
Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Hubei, China 
"Contributing to Chinese University's Economics Education and Examining Issues Regarding China's Economic Reforms"
Core Award, 2013-14


Dr. Kevin Corder
Professor of Political Science
University of Multa, Misda, Malta
"Supervising Banks After the Financial Crisis"
Core Award, 2012-2013

Dr. Scott Cowan
Associate Professor of Jazz Studies
University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
"Curricula Collaboration With University of Ulster; Musical Tension and Release"
Core Award, 2012-2013


Dr. KC Chen
Associate professor of business information systems
National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan
"Management Information Systems"
Specialist Award, 2012

Dr. William Cobern
Professor and Director, Institute for Science Education
Lecturing and Research: Improving School Science Education: A Turkish and American Collaboration
Sakarya University, Sakarya, Turkey
 Lecturing and Research Award, 2011-2012

Professor of telecommunications and information management
University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
"Communications and Journalism"

Specialist Award, 2011

Professor Albert LaVergne
Professor, Gwen Frostic School of Art, College of Fine Arts
University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Lecturing and Research Award, 2012


Dr. Susan Hoffmann
Associate Professor of Political Science
The German-American Fulbright Commission
"Fulbright German Studies Seminar"
Administrator Award, 2010

Dr. Frank William McCarty
Professor Emeritus, Finance and Commercial Law
Moldova State University, Chisinau, Moldova
"Project LIBEE: Law and Business in Eastern Europe"
Core Award, 2010-2011

Dr. Carl Ratner
Associate Professor of Music
St. Petersburg State Conservatory, St. Petersburg, Russia
"How America Sings: Performing American Vocal Music in Recital; How Russia Sings: Performing Russian Vocal Music in Recital"
Core Award, 2010-2011

Dr. Kevin Wanner
Professor of Religion
University of Iceland
Specialist Award, 2011


Dr. Jim Butterfield
Professor, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences, 
Lecturing and Research: Comparative Politics; Small Business Associations in Russia
Saratov State University, Saratov, Russia
Core Award, 2009-2010

Dr. Charles Henderson
Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Mallinson Institute for Science Education, College of Arts and Sciences
Lecturing and Research: Transforming Teaching in Higher Education: Bridging Individual Faculty and Policy Perspectives
University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
Core Award, 2010

Dr. James Hueng
Associate Professor, Department of Economics, College of Arts and Sciences
Research: Central Bank Behavior and Statutory Independence: The Case of Taiwan
National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Core Award, 2010

Dr. Michael Ryan
Professor of Economics
Fulbright Specialist University of Bamberg, Germany
Senior Specialist Award


Dr. Michael Barcelona
Professor, Department of Chemistry, Western Michigan University
Research: Freshwater Resource Damage; Mitigating Seawater Intrusion in Mediterranean Coastal Aquifers
University of Alcala de Henares, Alcala de Henares, Spain
September 2008 to January 2009

Dr. Stephen Covell
Associate Professor and Director, Department of Comparative Religion and Soga Japan Center
Research: Tendai’s Flying Head Priest: Crossing Boundaries to Reshape Contemporary Japanese Religion
University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
May 2009 to May 2010

Dr. Katherine Joslin
Professor of English
Minoufiya University, Egypt
Specialist Award, 2008

Dr. Wilson Warren
Associate Professor, Department of History, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Mich.
Lecturing: Using Authentic Approaches to Understand United States Working-Class History
Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan
September 2008 to July 2009

Dr. M.K. Mohanan 

Director of International Enrollment, HIGE
International Education Administrators (IEA) Seminar awarded at University of Tennessee Knoxville, Fall 2008


Dr. Nora Faires
Associate Professor, Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences
Distinguished Lectureship: Gendered Americanism: Constructing National Identities Abroad in the 20th Century
York University, Toronto, Canada
January 2008 to May 2008
(Fulbright-York University Chair)


Professor Jeffrey Abshear
Adjunct Faculty, Department of Art
Junior Research: Hand Printed Books in Italy: A Study of Historical and Contemporary Italian Book Printing, Binding and Papermaking
Academy of Fine Arts, Venice, Italy
May 2007 to September 2007

Professor Igor Fedotov
Associate Professor, Department of Music, School of Music
Lecturing and Research: Preservation of the Heritage: 20th-Century Russian-Soviet Viola Music; New Approach in Teaching Orchestral Excerpts
Moscow State Musical Institute, Moscow, Russia
September 2006 to July 2007

Dr. Ann Miles
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology
Research: Coping With Chronic Disease
University of Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador
May 2006 to September 2006

Dr. Susan Pozo
Professor, Department of Economics
Research: Remittances by Uruguayan Emigrants and Their Impacts on Uruguayan Households
University of Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay
September 2006 to December 2006

Dr. Gregory Veeck
Professor, Department of Geography, College of Arts and Sciences
Research: Identifying Best Management Practices Developed by Livestock-Dependent Families in Inner Mongolia
Chinese Academy of Social Science, Rural Development Institute, Beijing, China
September 2006 to January 2007

Dr. Lance Weldy
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of English
Junior Lecturing: Expanding the Frontiers of American Children's Literature: Marginalization, Universality and Intertextuality
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
September 2006 to July 2007


Dr. Michael Kent
Assistant Professor and Director, School of Communication
Lecturing: Teach graduate/undergraduate courses in public relations and communication, curriculum development/evaluation, and cultural exchange in Latvia.
University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
February 2006 to July 2006

Dr. Michelle Metro-Roland
Associate Director, External Scholarships & Faculty Development, HIGE
Affiliate Professor of Geography
Budapest, Hungary
Research: Reading Signs, Interpreting Meaning, & Placing Culture In The Budapest Landscape.
Fulbright Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad awarded at Indiana University, 2005-06

Dr. Matthew Mingus
Doctoral Director, School of Public Affairs and Administration
Research: Convergence on a Grand Scale?
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
September 2005 to January 2006


Dr. F. William McCarty
Professor, Haworth College of Business, Finance and Commercial Law Department
Lecturing and Research: Law; Corporate Governance in Japan
Aoyama Gakuin University, Shibuya-Ku, Japan
September 2004 to February 2005

Dr. Huizhong Zhou
Professor, Department of Economics
Lecturing: Competition Policy and Regulation in China
Fudan University, Shanghai, China
September 2004 to February 2005


Dr. Marlene Breu
Associate Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
Research on Historic Textiles, Teaching at Izmir University of Economics
September 2003 to July 2004

Dr. Allen Webb
Professor of English
Cheikh Anta Diop University, Senegal
Seminar: Tradition and Transition in Senegal
Fulbright-Hays Group Study Award, 2003

Dr. Susan Weinger
Associate Professor of Social Work
Research on Childless Women, Teaching at University of Buea
September 2003 to July 2004

Sandra Khan
Coordinator, Office of International Student and Scholar Services
Seminar: U.S.-Germany International Education Administrators Program
March 2003 to April 2003


Dr. Catherine Julien
Associate Professor of History
Catholic University of Arequipa, Peru
Lecturing and Research on Sacred Mountain Cults
August 15 to December 15, 2003

Dr. Wei-Chiao Huang
Professor of Economics
National Tsing Hua University, Hsing Chu, Taiwan
Lecturing in Economics
September 2002 to June 2003

Dr. Inayat Mangla
Professor of Finance and Commercial Law
Zayed University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Islamic Banking and Finance
August 2002 to June 2003

Dr. Robert Bensley
Associate Professor, Health, Physical Education and Recreation
Development of a University-wide Personal Health Curriculum
University of Port Elizabeth, South Africa
February to July, 2003


Dr, Sisay Asefa
Professor of Economics
Research in Agricultural Economics
Fulbright-Hays to Zimbabwe
Winter 2002


Dr. David Loberg Code
Associate Professor of Music
Research: Eivind Groven Centennial (1901 to 2001) and the Groven Piano Project
University of Oslo. Oslo, Norway
March 2001 to July 2001

Dr. Carol Hustoles
General Counsel
Fulbright Administrators Grant to Germany
May to June, 2001


Dr. Mark Richardson
Associate Professor of English
Lecturing: American Literature
Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
September 1998 to July 1999


Dr. Mary Anne Loewe
Assistant Professor of English
Lecturing and Research: Consulting on Training of English Teachers
Department of Education, Culture, and Sports * Bureau of Elementary Education,
Manila, Philippines
June 1997 to September 1997


Dr. Robert Balik
Associate Professor of Finance and Commercial Law
Lecturing: Finance
Silesian University, Opava, Czech Republic
September 1995 to June 1996

Dr. Robert Trenary
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Lecturing: Curriculum Development in Computer Science
University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana
August 1995 to May 1996


Dr. Gwendolyn Etter-Lewis
Professor of English
African Regional Research Program
University of Zambia, Institute for African Studies. Lusaka, Zambia
African Women and Development: Gendered Perspectives on Education and Development

Dr. James Leja
Associate Professor of Blind Rehabilitation
Lecturing: Special Education
National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan
September 1994 to July 1995


Dr. Andrea Gerstle
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Research: Archaeology
National Museum, San Salvador, El Salvador
June 1992 to October 1992

Dr. Christopher Schmidt
Professor of Geology
Research: Mechanical Behavior of Basement Rocks During Folding: A Comparative
Study of the Sierras Pampeanas, Argentina, and the Rocky Mountain Foreland, United States
University of Cordova, Argentina, and University of San Luis, San Luis, Argentina
January 1993 to June 1993


Dr. Andrea Gerstle
Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology
Research: Archaeology
National Museum, San Salvador, El Salvador
June 1991 to June 1992

Dr. Arthur Helweg
Professor of Anthropology
Lecturing: The Human Factor in Economic Development
National School of Political Studies and Public Administration, Bucharest, Romania
September 1991 to July 1992


Dr. Richard Malott
Professor of Psychology
Lecturing in Psychology
Catholic University, Montevideo, Uruguay
May 1988 to June 1988


Dr. Sisay Asefa
Associate Professor of Economics
Lecturing in Economics
University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana
August 1987 to June 1988

Dr. Edward Jayne
Associate Professor of English
Lecturing in American Literature
University of Munich, Germany
September 1987 to July 1988


Dr. Peter Krawutschke
Associate Professor of Languages and Linguistics
Seminar in German Civilization, Germany
Summer, 1986


Dr. Arthur Falk
Professor of Philosophy
Lecturing in Philosophy
Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India
August 1984 to May 1985

Dr. Nancy Falk
Professor of Religion
Lecturing in Religion
University of Delhi, Delhi, India
Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India
August 1984 to May 1985

Dr. Nedenia Kennedy
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Research in Anthropology
Honduran Institute of History and Anthropology, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
March 1984 to August 1984

Dr. Richard Malott
Professor of Psychology
Lecturing in Student Counseling
Various Institutions, Peru
April 1984 to September 1984


Dr. Gary Bigelow
Associate Professor of Spanish
Research in Romance Languages and Literature
Madrid, Spain
January 1984 to June 1984


Wendy Risk Witt
Language Specialist, Career English Language Center for International Students
Lecturing on English as a Second Language
University of Burundi, Bujumbura, Burundi
September 1980 to June 1981


Dr. Kenneth Hirth
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Fulbright-Hays Lecturing in Archaeology
National University of San Marcos, Lima, Peru
July 1978 to December 1978


Dr. Robert Ballard
Assistant Professor of Librarianship
Lecturing: Library Science
University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
October 1977 to July 1978


Dr. Paul Friday
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Lecturing and Research: Criminology
University of Stockholm, Sweden
September 1975 to August 1976


Dr. Chester Hunt
Professor of Sociology
Lecturing: Sociology
Central Philippine University, Jaro; West Visayas State College, Iloilo City;
June 1975 to December 1975


Dr. H. Byron Earhart
Associate Professor of Religion
Research: History of Religion
Ehwa Women's University, Seoul, Korea
May to August, 1973; September 1973 to June 1974


Dr. Charles Keely
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Lecturer: Sociology
Zamboanga State College, Philippines
July to August 1972


Dr. William Combs
Associate Professor of English
Lecturer: American Literature
University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
September 1970 to June 1971


Dr. J Ross Eshleman
Associate Professor of Sociology
Lecturing in Sociology
University of Santo Tomas and De LaSalle College, Philippines
July 1968 to May 1969


Dr. Jerome Manis
Associate Professor Sociology
Lecturing: Sociology
University of Singapore, Singapore
June 1967 to April 1968

Dr. Robert Shafer
Associate Professor of English Literature
Research in Hindu and Buddhist Soteriology
Banares Hindu University, Varanasi, India
Academic year 1967-68

Dr. Frances Hardin
Associate Professor of Marketing
Lecturing: Marketing
School of Economics at Turku, Finland; Swedish School of Economics at Abo
Academic year 1967-68

Dr. Myron Ross
Professor of Economics
Lecturing: Monetary Policy
University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Academic year 1967-68


Dr. George Beech
Associate Professor of History
Research-Lecturing: Medieval History
University of Poitiers, France
October 1966 to July 1967

Dr. Roger Cole
Associate Professor of Languages and Linguistics
Lecturing: Language, European and American Literature
Pedagogical Institute, Berlin, Germany
April to August 1966

Dr. Nell Lamper
Associate Professor of Counseling and Guidance
Lecturing: Counseling and Guidance
Osmania University, Hyderabad, India
July 1966 to April 1967

Dr. Roland Strolle
Assistant Dean, School of Education
Lecturing: Educational Administration
University of Ankara, Ankara, Turkey
October 1966 to July 1967


Dr. John McNally
Associate Professor of English
Lecturer: English as a Foreign Language and English Phonology
University of Duesto, Bilbao, Spain
September 1965 to June 1966

Dr. William Rosegrant
Associate Professor of English
Lecturing: American Literature
University of San Carlos, Cebu; University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon
City, Philippines
July 1965 to April 1966


Dr. Arnold Nelson
Associate Professor of English
Lecturer in American Literature
University of Turku, Abo Academy, Finland
September 1964 to June 1965

Dr. George Dales
Associate Professor of Physical Education
Track and Field Coaching
September 1964

Dr. H. Nicolas Hamner
Associate Professor of History
Chinese History
Institute in Chinese History, Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan
July to August, 1964


Dr. Edward Elsasser
Associate Professor of History
Lecturing: Latin American History
University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
February 1963 to November 1963

Dr. Ralph Miller
Professor of English
Lecturing: American Literature
University of Wurzburg, Germany
October 1963 to August 1964

Dr. Howard Mowen
Professor of History
Lecturing: Cultural History
Pedagogical Institute, Berlin, Germany
August 1963 to August 1964


Dr. Gerald Osborn
Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Lecturing: Chemistry and Science Education
Feati University, Manila; Manuel L. Quezon University, Manila, Philippines
June 1962 to March 1963

Dr. Louis Junker
Assistant Professor of Economics
Research: Economics
Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi University, India
August 1962 to May 1963


Dr. Robert Paul Eddy
Assistant Professor of Education
Lecturing: Curriculum and Methodology
University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
June 1961 to January 1962

Dr. Chester Hunt
Director of Center for Sociological Research
Methods of Research and Intergroup Relations
Silliman University, Damaguete, Philippines
June 1961 to February 1962

Dr. Claude Phillips
Associate Professor of Political Science
Institute in Indian Civilization
Summer 1961


Dr. Robert Maher
Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Sociology
Lecturing: Anthropology
University of the Philippines, Philippines
September 1960 to June 1961


Dr. Jerome Manis
Associate Professor Sociology
Lecturing: Social Psychology
Silliman University, Damaguete, Philippines
June 1959 to March 1960


Dr. Chester Hunt
Associate Professor Sociology
Lecturing in Sociology
University of the Philippines, Philippines


Dr. Chester Hunt
Associate Professor Sociology
Lecturing in Sociology
University of the Philippines, Philippines