Seton Hall University will be sending two Fulbright Scholars to the Balkans region of Europe during the 2015-2016 school year.
Professor Susan A. Nolan, of the Department of Psychology in the College of Arts & Sciences, will spend the Fall 2015 semester conducting research on curricular and assessment standards in the field of psychology at the University of Banja Luka in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Professor James J. Kimble, of the College of Communication & the Arts, will spend the Spring 2016 semester teaching courses on rhetoric and linguistics as part of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Croatia’s University of Rijeka.
Nolan and Kimble join about 1,000 other faculty members and professionals from the United States who will be teaching or researching abroad this school year under the prestigious grant program, which is awarded jointly by the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. The primary source of funding for the Fulbright Program is an annual appropriation made by the U.S. Congress to the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Participating governments and host institutions, corporations and foundations in foreign countries and in the United States also provide direct and indirect support. Recipients of Fulbright grants are selected on the basis of academic or professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential in their fields. The Program operates in over 155 countries worldwide.