Maryland Global News
What can the world teach you about the art of teaching others? Susan De La Paz has spent her career working towards equitable outcomes for students with learning disabilities, and in 2022, she took her work to Vietnam on a Fulbright scholarship.
Dr. Christopher Foreman, former long-time professor in the School of Public Policy, shares his Fulbright experience in Armenia during a historic election year.
Spanish Professor Emerita, Dr. Roberta Lavine, traveled to Chile in 2005 as a Fulbright scholar, collaborating with the faculty at the University of Concepción to evolve their learning resources for their secondary English speakers.
How many faculty do you know who’ve been on not one, not two, but three Fulbrights? For French professor Valerie K. Orlando, the world is her classroom. From the souks of Marrakech to the traboules of Lyon, her time spent in Morocco, Tunisia, and France have been foundational to her work in the humanities—and she’s not done yet. As a humanities scholar with a focus on Africa and the Caribbean, her international experiences are foundational to her explorations of literature, film, and women’s studies in these regions.
Meet Elisabeth Maring: Fulbright scholar, professor of public health, backpacker. Learn more about her year in Varanasi, India, teaching at Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith (MGKVP).
For those who may be unfamiliar with you and your work, can you share a little bit about yourself, your research interests at UMD, and the scope of your project?