Emily Brown (English, Sociology '12) and Katerina Leinhart (Politics '11) Awarded Fulbrights

Two alumni of the School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College have been awarded Fulbright scholarships for study and teaching abroad, and another has been given alternate status.

Katerina Leinhart (Politics '11) has been awarded a research grant to Morocco, where she will study the transformation of Gnawa sacred music from ritual to market contexts. Emily Brown (English, Sociology '12), has has been awarded an English Teaching Assistantship to Slovakia, where she will assist in an English language classroom. In addition, Ranu Nath (Politics '12) has been named as an alternate for an English Teaching Assistantship to Turkey.

Sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Fulbright Program provides funding for students, scholars, teachers, and professionals to undertake graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools.


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