Fulbright LeaderGAMBIER, Ohio (October 28, 2010)
For the seventh consecutive year, Kenyon has been recognized as a top producer of winners of the J. William Fulbright Fellowship among liberal arts institutions. Among U.S. baccalaureate institutions, the College ranks third in the number of Fulbright winners it produced for 2010-11, according to a report published on October 24 in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Eleven graduates in the Class of 2010, a member of the Class of 2008, and a member of the Class of 2004 are spending a year abroad, teaching or pursuing research, as Fulbright fellows.
The College's 2010 Fulbright fellows represent a wide range of majors and interests.
Claire Anderson '10 of Shreve, Ohio, is in Denmark researching chromosome alterations associated with congenital disorders in order to find new disease-related genes. Anderson was a biology major and anthropology minor.
Madeline Courtney '08 of Snohomish, Washington, is studying the culture of taxidermy in Paris while taking classes at the national museum of natural history. Courtney majored in studio art and minored in art history.
Laura Garland '10, a history major from Tigard, Oregon, is researching the history of public primary education in Bahrain.
Sarie Hill '10, an English major from Kaneohe, Hawaii, is teaching English in Thailand.
Alys Moore '10, an international studies major from Greencastle, Indiana, is in Mali, researching community-based methods for improving prenatal care.
Sarah Panzer '04 is in Germany researching the reception and appropriation of Japanese martial imagery in German middle-class media during the first half of the twentieth century. Panzer majored in history and modern languages and literatures at Kenyon.