Faculty Travel Reports 2010-2011

Academic Year 2010-2011

Vanessa Druskat, Associate professor of Organizational Behavior ~ Spain

"I spent three months working with colleagues in the Leadership Development Research Centre at ESADE Business School, at Ramon Lull University in Barcelona, Spain. ESADE is a top ranked business school in Europe..."

Lina Lee, Associate Professor of Spanish ~ Costa Rica

"Due to the current security situation in Mexico and the travel warning issued by the US State Department, our Puebla summer study abroad program is temporarily inactive. As director of the Puebla program, I was interested in seeking an alternative program for the summer of 2011..."

Ben Harris, Professor of Psychology & Affiliate Professor of History ~ The Netherlands

"Discovering that the psychology department at UU was academically strong and shared our emphases on (a) health psychology and brain-behavior relations, and (b) theoretical and historical bases of psychology, I wanted to find out what I could do to strengthen the ties between UU and UNH."

Robert C. Scharff, Professor of Philosophy ~ Italy

"..I presented “Why Heideggerians Can Love their Laptops without Guilt" (soon to be published in Swedish)...at the 2010 International Symposium in Phenomenology, in Perguia, Italy."

Mary Malone, Assistant Professor of Political Science ~ Costa Rica

"My goal was to investigate a series of study abroad opportunities for students, as well as conduct research on Costa Ricans’ reactions to the Central American crime crisis."

Maria Brettschneider, Assistant Professor of Theater ~ Israel

"In accordance with the new UNH Strategic Plan, my project for this summer trip to Israel and Palestine was interdisciplinary. The project involved original research on Golda Meir’s political life."

Ruth Varner, Research Associate Professor of Earth, Oceans and Space ~ Sweden

"As a research faculty member, I rarely get the opportunity to visit research sites before I propose a project."

Stephen Trzaskoma, Associate Professor of Classics ~ Scotland

"This year I was fortunate to be offered associate membership in KYKNOS, an international research group devoted to ancient narrative literatures of the ancient world..."

Matt Nesmith, Professor of Theater ~ Germany

"Several of our company, including our UNH students, had outstanding auditions and were/are being considered for positions in the Academy (IPAI - International Performing Arts Institute) or future employment in the highly competitive German musical theatre market."

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.