Three UofL faculty members win Fulbright Scholar grants
Three University of Louisville faculty members have received prestigious Fulbright Scholar grants to lecture and do research in other countries during the 2010 spring semester.
The traditional Fulbright faculty exchange sends about 800 U.S. faculty members and professionals abroad annually. The Council for International Exchange of Scholars, a private nonprofit organization, manages the exchange for the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State.
CIES lists UofL's 2009-10 Fulbright faculty scholars as:
Susan Griffin, Justus Bier professor of humanities and English department chair, will lecture about reconfiguring American literature at the University of Ghent in Belgium from February to June 2010.
Geetha Suresh, assistant professor of justice administration, will lecture about criminal justice and conduct research on topics including domestic violence and sex trade during her December-May 2010 visit to the Y.R. Gaitonde Center for AIDS Research and Education in Chennai, India.
Daya Singh Sandhu, professor of educational and counseling psychology, also will travel to India for his research on the effects of crosscultural world views and coping response styles on suicidal thoughts among college students. He will be at Guru Nanak Dev University in Amritsar, India, December through May 2010.