Center for International Education
Spring 2008

CIE International Development Grant winners

Professor Richard England
Richard England, professor of economics and natural resources, packed MUB Theater I for his New Hampshire International Seminar talk on “Challenges Facing Europe after Fifty Years of Economic and Political Integration.” Attending were students and faculty representing many disciplines as well as Durham community members. England was the recipient of a 2007-08 CIE International Development Grant.

$500 grants

Faculty members receiving travel grants for July-December 2008:

Sarah Sherman and Brigitte Bailey, associate professors of English, for travel to Oxford, England, in July to participate in a conference on 19th Century American Women Writers in Europe. Professor Sherman will chair a panel and Professor Bailey will present a paper.

Steve Bornstein, associate professor of communication sciences and disorders, for travel to Yashkar-Ola, Russia, in July to present a lecture on hearing impairment and language development, and to learn about services in rural Russia; Sarah Stitzlein, assistant professor of education, for travel to Kyoto, Japan, in August to present a paper at the International Network of Philosophers of Education Biennial Conference.

Leah Woods, assistant professor of arts and art history, for travel to Chelteham, England, in August to exhibit two pieces of furniture at the Celebration of Craftsmanship and Design; Louis Tisa, associate professor of microbiology, for travel to Bariloche, Argentina, in October to participate in a professional conference and collaborate with members of his genome sequencing project.

$1,500 grants

The Major Grants Committee has selected two faculty members to receive awards for work abroad during the 2008-09 academic year:

Nadine Berenguier, associate professor of French, for research in France, and Serita Frey, associate professor of soil microbial ecology, for research in Costa Rica.