CoAS Students and Faculty Receive Fulbright Scholarships

May 10, 2011 — Three Drexel College of Arts and Sciences students and one CoAS faculty member received the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship for study and research abroad in 2011-12. The recipients are:

Caitlin Costello, '10 BA International Areas Studies, will be spending a year in Senegal conducting research on domestic rice production in one of the most food-import-dependent countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Karen Sullam, '13 PhD Environmental Science, received a Fulbright to Switzerland to conduct research at the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, one of the world’s leading aquatic ecology research institutes.

Daniel Tedesco, '11 BA International Areas Studies, will study the Chinese government's Student Village Officials (SVOs) program, a youth leadership program which places recent graduates into rural villages as assistants to local officials.

Dr. Joel Oestreich, associate professor and director of the International Area Studies program, will conduct research in India on “Human Rights and Development in the Indian Context."

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