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Seminar: Developing a Fulbright US Scholar Application

March 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

About the Seminar
The Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs is partnering with the Office of the Vice Provost for International Education to enhance awareness of the opportunity for Fulbright US Scholar Awards at UB and to help facilitate participation in the program by interested faculty.

Please register before March 1. Once registration is complete, you will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom meeting link.


3:00 pm: Welcome & Introduction

Robert Granfield, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
Nojin Kwak, Vice Provost for International Education

3:10 pm: Recognition of UB 2023-24 US Fulbright Scholar Award Recipients

Edith Gonzalez (Anthropology)
Daniel Hess (Urban & Regional Planning)
Katarzyna “Kasia” Kordas (Epidemiology & Environmental Health)
Amy VanScoy (Education)
Robert Granfield, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

3:35 pm: Presentation on Fulbright US Scholar and Fulbright Scholarship Programs: Background, Type of Awards, Application Information, Resources

Tilman Baumstark, Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, UB Fulbright Faculty Liaison

​4:00 pm: Panel with UB Fulbright Alumni: Developing a suitable project; Crafting a competitive application; Becoming a Fulbright Specialist; Critical conversations on campus early on; Making plans for work and life in the host country; Beyond the award…

Jamie Barber, Clinical Assistant Professor (English)
Erik Seeman, Professor (History)
Elizabeth Thomas, Associate Professor (Geology)
Cynthia Tysick, Innovative Pedagogy and Creative Spaces Librarian ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

​​​5:00 pm: Closing