Distributed January 7, 2002
For Immediate Release
News Service Contact: Mary Jo Curtis
Three Brown faculty members receive Fulbright Scholar grants
Professor Frances K. Goldscheider and visiting faculty members Saburo Haraguchi and Gustavo Florentino Vega-Canovas have been awarded Fulbright Scholar grants for 2001-2002.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Three members of the Brown University faculty have been awarded Fulbright Scholar grants for 2001-2002 to study international and cultural issues.
Frances K. Goldscheider, professor of sociology, is among approximately 800 U.S. faculty and professionals receiving Fulbright grants this year to lecture or conduct research abroad. Visiting faculty members Gustavo Florentino Vega-Canovas and Saburo Haraguchi are among a similar number of visiting scholars receiving awards to come to the U.S., primarily as researchers.
These current Fulbright recipients join approximately 82,000 U.S. and foreign scholars who have participated since the program was established in 1946.
Brown’s recipients are:
The Fulbright Scholar Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, with additional funding from participating governments and host institutions in the U.S. and abroad. The Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) is a private, nonprofit organization that manages Fulbright scholar exchanges. Final selections are made by the presidentially appointed J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, which also formulates policy for the program. Additional information about the Fulbright program can be found at www.cies.org.