Twelve Fulbright FellowsGAMBIER, Ohio (Updated October 16, 2009) Twelve recent Kenyon graduates have been named winners of the J. William Fulbright Fellowship, continuing the College's success as a top producer among small colleges of Fulbright fellows. Fulbright grant winners receive funds covering the costs of a year abroad in which they undertake self-designed research programs or teaching assignments that foster global outreach and international understanding. The Fulbright year often becomes the launchpad for notable careers.
2009 Fulbright Research Fellows
Thomas Au '08, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, will travel to China for a research project on antitrust and the perception of law in Tianjin. He double-majored in political science and psychology.
Clara Cooper-Mullin '09, of Irvington, New York, will go to Botswana to perform an assessment of land use on bird populations in the Okavango.. She majored in biology.
Andrew Stein '09, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, will undertake research in China on the modernization of the ancient Chinese tea industry. He majored in international studies with a minor in Chinese and a concentration in Asian studies.
2009 Fulbright Teaching Fellows
Amy Goshe '09, of Tiffin, Ohio, will teach English as a foreign language in South Korea. She majored in biochemistry with a minor in mathematics.
Melanie Butcher '09, of Lorain, Ohio, will teach English in Jordan. She majored in political science and international studies.
Elaine McFarlane '09, a sociology major from Concord, Ohio, will teach English in Germany.
Catherine Norbeck '09, of Denver, Colorado, majored in modern languages and literatures with a minor in mathematics. She'll teach English as a foreign language in Peru.
Rebecca Riddell '09, a political science major from Austin, Texas, will teach English in Thailand.
Anna Salzberg '09, of Bethesda, Maryland, will teach English in Thailand. She majored in English.
Patrick Smyth '09, of Sunnyside, New York, will travel to Germany to teach English. He double-majored in English and German.
Kara Stiles '09, of Chelsea, Michigan, will teach English in South Korea. She majored in political science with a concentration in law and society.
Riley Witte '09, of Fairbanks, Alaska, will teach English in Russia. She double-majored in English and modern languages and literatures.