Henrietta (Henny) Ransdell

2022 Fulbright Scholar

Henrietta (Henny) Ransdell

Henrietta (Henny) Ransdell

Henny Ransdell has earned a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to teach English in Thailand.

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers research, study and teaching opportunities in more than 140 countries to recent graduates and graduate students. Administered in the U.S. by the Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Fulbright program was established in 1946 to promote international goodwill through education and cultural exchange.

I am in gracious awe of this opportunity and thank my family, friends and mentors for investing in me and supporting (even my loftiest) goals. I hope this experience is the beginning of many to serve others and become a steward of peace and community development."


Trustee’s Scholar, graduate research fellow. Henny was also an active member of the UofL Sustainability Council and one of the founders of the Cardinal Cupboard Food Pantry.

Earned bachelor’s degrees from the College of Arts & Sciences as a triple major in English, anthropology and sustainability. Expects to earn a master’s of science in sustainability from UofL in 2024.


“Dr. Angela Storey is not only my graduate research mentor, but my role model in many ways; I consider this award as much hers as it is mine and am very grateful for her kindness.”


Paducah, Kentucky

High School:

McCracken County High School (2017)


John and Kristy Ransdell