Faculty Travel Reports

Each year, the Center for International Education awards competitive grants for faculty international development activities from funds provided by the Vice President for Academic Affairs to enhance faculty members' international expertise. There are more faculty research topics in the Travel Reports Archive.

Academic Year 2014-2015

Nicoletta Gullace, Associate Professor of History ~ England

"The timing of my trip to Britain was particularly auspicious since it coincided with the coming centenary of the First World War."

Alicia Walsh, Biomedical Science-Pre-Vet major and Prof. Conroy at Halali Waterhole, Etosha National Park, Namibia

Alicia Walsh, Biomedical Science-Pre-Vet major and Prof. Conroy at Halali Waterhole, Etosha National Park, Namibia

Drew Conroy, Professor in UNH Thompson School of Applied Science ~ Sub-Saharan Africa

" I spent 3 weeks in ... Kenya, Rwanda, The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Tanzania and Namibia... attending an agricultural forum, visiting an agricultural development project, for which I have been an advisor for some years ... and finally visiting UNH undergraduate student, Alicia Walsh at the Cheetah Conservation Fund in Otjiwarongo, Namibia,

Academic Year 2013-2014

Eleanor Harrison-Buck, Associate Professor of Archaeology ~ Belize

"According to sixteenth century Spanish ethnohistoric accounts, settlements in the Belize River East Archaeology (BREA) study area produced large quantities of cacao--the coveted chocolate bean--in all of the Maya Lowlands (Jones 1989). "

Julie Bryce,  Associate Professor of Geochemistry ~ Italy

"...my main motivation to visit my colleagues in Ferrara centers around one word:  mantle. ... The trip also provided a means to initiate new projects to gain insight into processes driving volcanism."

Susan Merrill, Clinical Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy ~ South Africa
"My experiences in South Africa thus far have helped me realize that establishing collaborative relationships is a gradual process; that Americans who come thinking they have “answers” are doomed to fail; and that listening almost always comes before talking."

Yixin Liu, Associate Professor of Finance ~ Greece
"Hellenic American Education Center in Greece in the fall of 2013. HAEC is a relatively young university that promotes college education in English....HAEC was also interested to tap into the vast Chinese market."

Joel Johnson, Associate Professor of Geology ~ Sweden
"...I served as a research mentor and co-mentor for three undergraduate students who took part in a NSF funded International REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) program..."

Tom Safford, Associate Professor of Sociology ~ Brazil
"My investigation will examine how scientific and economic data shapes the way stakeholders from the oil and gas, tourism, and fishing sectors, along with public sector actors, assess different coastal development options as well as potential environmental risks."