The US Department of Education's Fulbright-Hays Program awards grants to individual American K-14 teachers and administrators, pre-doctoral students and post-doctoral faculty, as well as to U.S. institutions and organizations. Funding supports research and training efforts overseas that focus on non-western foreign languages and area studies. Nazareth proudly recognizes several of our own as Fulbright-Hays Seminar Abroad winners.
(Information source: US Department of Education)
Associate Professor of Social & Psychological Foundations
South Africa (2008)
Participated in the "Student Achievement and Workforce Development in Disadvantaged Populations in South Africa" seminar. The program focused on how educators prepare students from diverse backgrounds for both post-secondary study and the workplace while ensuring academic success.
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Participated in the "Australia -- New Country, Old History" seminar.
Associate Professor of Sociology & Anthropology
Director of Multicultural Studies
Participated in seminars on the status of women in Islamic culture.
Professor of Political Science
Participated in "Egypt: A Perspective on the Middle East" seminar in Cairo. Around the country, she attended lectures on the culture, society, politics, and economics of Egypt, and conducted research on the political philosophy of Islamic theorist Sayyid Qutb.
Dr. Ritchie participated in the "Colombia, Many Countries in One: Economic Growth, Environmental Sustainability, Sociocultural Divergence, and Biodiversity" seminar.