Fulbright Faculty Recipients


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

Core Award, 2021-22

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


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


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

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

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


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

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


Hueng, James
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

Butterfield, James
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

Davis, Jon D.
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

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

Kelly-Albertson, Lynn

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

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


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

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

Wilson, Brian
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

Warburton, Elizabeth
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


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

Huang, Wei-Chiao
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


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

Cowan, Scott
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


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

Cobern, William W.
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

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


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

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

Ratner, Carl Joseph
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

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


Butterfield, James M.
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

Henderson, Charles Roy
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

Hueng, C. James
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

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


Barcelona, Michael J.
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

Covell, Stephen G.
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

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

Warren, Wilson Jerome
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


Faires, Nora Helen
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)


Abshear, Jeffrey Buckner
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

Fedotov, Igor Yurievich
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

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

Pozo, Susan
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

Veeck, Gregory
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

Weldy, Lance Edward
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


Kent, Michael L.
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

Metro-Roland, Michelle
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

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


McCarty, F. William
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

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


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

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

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

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


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

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

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

Bensley, Robert J.
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


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


Code, David Loberg
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

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


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


Loewe, Mary Anne
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


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

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


Etter-Lewis, Gwendolyn
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

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


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

Schmidt, Christopher J.
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


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

Helweg, Arthur W.
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


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


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

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


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


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

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

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

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


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


Witt, Wendy Risk
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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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


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

Rosegrant, William R.
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


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

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

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


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

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

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


Osborn, Gerald
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

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


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

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

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


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


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


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


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