ASU a top producer of Fulbright awards
Arizona State University is the second highest public research university in the nation for winning student Fulbright grants, according to rankings just released by the Chronicle of Higher Education. A record 18 ASU students are studying in 16 different countries this year.
ASU also is one of the top producers of faculty Fulbright Awards, ranking 10th in the nation with four faculty members selected to teach and conduct research abroad this year. Both the
Building a broad network of strong international relationships is part of the global engagement mission of ASU. The university encourages students and faculty to pursue exchange abroad, in order to foster collaboration and build global perspective.
This year’s faculty Fulbright Scholars include Souad T. Ali, faculty head of classics and Middle Eastern letters and cultures in the
Mark Schmeeckle, associate professor in the
Both Ali and Schmeeckle are in the
Adam Chodorow, professor of law in the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, is lecturing at the Southwest University of Finance and Economics in
Clifford Schexnayder, professor emeritus in the Del E. Webb School of Construction, is at the
Among the student awardees, half graduated from ASU in May with bachelor’s degrees in fields ranging from political science to education. The other half are master’s and doctoral candidates, bringing their expertise in chemistry, computer science, biology and literature, among other topics, to different countries. Eight of the students are teaching English.
ASU student Fulbrights rank second only to the
The Fulbright Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and is the largest