2013-2014 American Fulbright-Schuman Grantees

The Fulbright Commission in Belgium is pleased to announce the list of 2013-2014 American Fulbright-Schuman grantees. The Fulbright-Schuman Program, administered by the Commission for Educational Exchange between the United States, Belgium and Luxembourg, is jointly financed by the U.S. State Department and the Directorate-General for Education and Culture of the European Commission.

3 Graduate Students, 2 Scholars, and 1 College of Europe Chair were selected from a pool of 34 competitive applicants split fairly evenly between the Student and Scholar categories. The following criteria were used as the basis for their selection:

• Credentials, professional standing, and accomplishments of the applicant

• Suitability of training, knowledge, skills and experience of the applicant to complete the proposed teaching and/or research

• Personal qualities of the applicant

• Quality and feasibility of the proposed project

• Potential impact of the project and, if applicable,

• Prior Fulbright scholar grants and/or prior experience in the country of application

• Letter of invitation from the host institution

For Americans, the Fulbright-Schuman program focuses on research and/or study on EU policy or U.S.-EU relations at accredited universities or independent research centers, preferably within two different EU locations.

The names of the 2013-2014 American Fulbright-Schuman Grantees:

2013-14 American Fulbright Schuman Students
NameU.S. InstitutionEU Institution 1EU Institution 2DisciplineProject title
Drew LererYale UniversityEuropean Environmental Bureau (Belgium)Stockholm University (Sweden)Public HealthNanotechnology governance in the EU: Risk Management and Transatlantic Cooperation
Emilie AguirreHarvard UniversityUniversity of Cambridge (United Kingdom)The University of Warwick (Ireland)AgricultureAssessing the Impact of EU Agricultural Policy on Farming & Healthy Food in UK & Ireland
Lin ShiUniversity of Southern CaliforniaUniversity of Liege (Belgium)Erasmus University (Netherlands)EconomicsTowards Pension Reformation in the EU
2013-14 American Fulbright Schuman Scholars
NameU.S. InstitutionEU Institution 1EU Institution 2DisciplineProject title
Joseph PiroLong Island University (NY)Netherlands Ministry of Education (Netherlands)Swedish National Agency for Higher Education (Sweden)Teacher TrainingThe Bologna Process: Impact, Influence, and Implications
Michelle FrasherMolloy College (NY)University of Malta (Malta)University of Gent (Belgium)International RelationsInformation Statecraft: The Politics and Practice of EU Data and Privacy Law in Transatlantic Counterterrorist Finance Operations
Marco RimanelliSt. Leo University (FL)College of Europe (Belgium)College of Europe (Belgium)Conflict ResolutionCOLLEGE OF EUROPE CHAIR: NATO-E.U.-U.S.A.- Strategic Partners and Global Power Projection