ASU now has 19 Fulbright student award winners

June 14, 2011

Two more Arizona State University students have won Fulbright awards to teach abroad next year, bringing to 19 the number of ASU students who will represent the university in 15 different countries.

Taylor Hawkins, who received his master’s in secondary education in May, will spend the year teaching English in Turkey.  For the past two years he has been teaching math as a Teach for America corps member at Phoenix Advantage Charter School, which has a high number of English language learners. He also has taught English in Mexico and Rwanda. Download Full Image

Max Pardo, who graduated in May with a bachelor’s in global studies and sustainability, also will teach English in Turkey. He studied in Istanbul, Turkey for a semester last year. Pardo also has been a student fellow at the ASU Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict.

Seven of ASU’s 19 Fulbright winners will teach English in foreign countries, while the others will tackle sophisticated research projects, ranging from sustainable energy to bee behavior. The Fulbright Program is one of the most prestigious awards programs worldwide.

Tsosie gives keynote at NSU commencement

June 14, 2011

Professor Rebecca">">Reb... Tsosie, a Willard H. Pedrick Distinguished Research Scholar and Executive Director of the Indian Legal Program at the College of Law, gave the keynote address on June 12 at the Nova Southeastern University Graduate Schools commencement in Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Fla.

Tsosie teaches in the areas of Indian law, Property, Bioethics, and Critical Race Theory, as well as seminars in International Indigenous Rights and in the College’s Tribal Policy, Law, and Government Master of Laws program. She has written and published widely on doctrinal and theoretical issues related to tribal sovereignty, environmental policy and cultural rights, and is the author of many prominent articles dealing with cultural resources and cultural pluralism. Tsosie also is the co-author of a federal Indian law casebook. Her current research deals with Native rights to genetic resources. Tsosie annually speaks at several national conferences on tribal sovereignty, self-determination, and tribal rights to environmental and cultural resources. She is a Faculty Fellow in the Center for Law and Global Affairs, and an Affiliate Professor in the ASU American Indian Studies Program. Rebecca Tsosie Download Full Image

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