California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) is among the nation’s top producers of Fulbright U.S. Scholars for 2014-2015.
With three faculty members awarded Fulbright grants this year, CSUDH made The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Top Producer” list among master’s-granting institutions, based on information reported by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The university was one of only seven in the master’s category and the only CSU campus represented.
“Our presence on this list reflects the caliber of our faculty’s scholarship and their commitment to advancing educational knowledge,” said CSUDH President Willie J. Hagan. “We are proud of our faculty’s diverse academic accomplishments; they serve as superb ambassadors of Cal State Dominguez Hills and what we stand for.”
The university’s 2014-15 Fulbright U.S. Scholars are:
- Nancy Erbe (professor, Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding), Fulbright Distinguished Chair of American Studies at Pontifícia Universidade Católica in Rio de Janerio, Brazil. Erbe is one of only 38 Fulbright distinguished chairs for 2014-15. Erbe has been a previous Fulbright senior specialist in 2009, and has served as a reviewer for the Peace and Conflict Resolution Peer Review Committee for the Fulbright Specialist Program.
- Kate Fawver (professor, history), Udmurt State University in Izhevsk, Russia. Fawver is teaching courses in American history, presenting lectures, and serving as editor of history and philosophy for the Udmurt scientific journal Vestnik.
- Kim Trimble (professor, teacher education), Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey. Trimble is teaching in the Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Foreign Language. This is Trimble’s third Fulbright appointment to this program.
Erbe, Fawver and Trimble join 20 current CSUDH faculty and staff members who have received Fulbright U.S. Scholars awards.
Since its inception in 1946, the Fulbright Program has provided more than 360,000 participants with the opportunity to exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns. Over 1,100 U.S. college and university faculty and administrators, professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, and independent scholars are awarded Fulbright grants to teach and/or conduct research annually. The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program operates in over 125 countries throughout the world. Lists of Fulbright Scholar recipients are available at: www.iie.org/cies.