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American Fulbright Grantees

in Hungary

Academic Year 2008/2009

Hungarian-American Fulbright Commission for Educational Exchange


Budapest H-1082, Baross u. 62.

Tel: (36-1) 462-8040 Fax: (36-1) 252-0266

E-mail: bruckner@fulbright.hu

Internet: http://www.fulbright.hu



FULBRIGHT GRANTEES IN HUNGARY, AY 2008/2009

I. Lecturers
1. Distinguished Chairs

Dr. William Issel American Studies László Országh Chair

Dr. Emeric Solymossy Entrepreneurship Fulbright-Hall Chair
2. Lecturers

Dr. Rebecca Chory Communications

Dr. George Danko Engineering

Dr. Ronald Fodor Geology

Dr. Carol MacCurdy American Literature

Dr. Margaret Manchester American History

Dr. Jason Morris Education

Dr. Jennifer Quinlan Biological Sciences

Dr. Edward Romar Business Administration

Dr. Joan Spade Sociology

Dr. Paul Swann American Studies

Dr. Robin Wellington Psychology


II. Researchers
Dr. Marguerite Allen History (non-US)

Dr. Meredith Morten Art

Dr. Richard Ray Engineering

III. Students

Ms. Natalie Bowlus Mathematics

Mr. Shandor Hassan Photography

Mr. Eric Lopez Education

Ms. Sarah Lynch Art and Architectural History

Mr. David Miller Astronomy

Mr. Randall Scotting Voice

Mr. Maxwell Staley History, Cultural and Intellectual



Teaching Assistant
Ms. Robyn Russo TEFL
IV. High School Teacher Exchange Program
Mr. Ralph Hammond Earth Science, Biology

Ms. Amy Russell English

Ms. Janice Snyder English, History

Mr. Daren Stennes History



I. LECTURERS

1. Distinguished Chairs

Dr. William Issel

Dr. Emeric Solymossy
Dr. William Issel

Professor and Chair

Department of History

San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA 94032



Date of Birth: 04/27/1940
Grant Category: László Országh Chair in American Studies
Discipline: American Civilization
Specialization: Politics, Social change, Culture, Religion, Business and Labor
Affiliation in Hungary: University of Pécs

Department of English Literatures and Cultures

7624 PÉCS, Ifjúság u. 6.
Duration of Stay: September 2008- May 2009
Academic Background:
Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania, American Civilization, 1969

A.M. University of Pennsylvania, American Civilization, 1966

Doctoral student in American History, University of Pittsburgh, History, 1964-65

M.A. San Francisco State College, History, 1964

B.A. San Francisco State College, History, 1963

Honors undergraduate, University of California, Berkeley, 1960-61

Merit Award Graduate, Archbishop Riordan High School, 1957
Professional Background:
Spring 2005 - present. Visiting Professor, History Department, Mills College.

Sept. 1968- 2006. Instructor to Professor, San Francisco State

Sept 1978 - June 1979. Senior Fulbright Professor, American Studies Centre, University of Westminster, London (formerly the Central Polytechnic),

June 1966 – August 1967. Instructor, History, Rutgers University, Camden New Jersey.

September 1964 - April 1965. Teaching Fellow, University of Pittsburgh.

Jan. 1964 – Aug. 1964. Teaching Assistant, Peace Corps Training Program & History Dept., SF State


Selected Publications:
Social Change in the United States, 1945-1983, London: Macmillan Publishers Ltd., 1985; New York: Schocken Books, 1985. Paperback edition, 1988.

With Robert Cherny and Kieran Taylor, American Labor and the Cold War: Grassroots Politics and American Political Culture, New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2004.

With Robert Cherny, San Francisco: 1865-1932: Politics, Power, and Urban Development, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1986. Paperback edition, 1987.

With Robert Cherny, San Francisco: Presidio, Port and Pacific Metropolis, 1776-1980, San Francisco: Boyd and Fraser, 1981


Dr. Emeric Solymossy

Professor and Chair

Management Department

Western Illinois University

Moline, IL 61265



Date of Birth: 12/01/1948
Grant Category: Fulbright-Hall Chair for Entrepreneurship in Central Europe
Discipline: International Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management
Specialization: International Entrepreneurship,Strategy & Policy
Affiliation in Hungary: Corvinus University

Faculty of Business Administration

1093 BUDAPEST, Fővám tér 8.


Duration of Stay: January 2009- April 2009
Academic Background:
Ph.D. International Entrepreneurship & Business Policy & Strategy, Case Western Reserve University, 1998

M.B.A. Executive Business Administration, Colorado State University, 1994

B.S. Engineering, Century University, 1991

Liberal Arts, Marquette University, 1969


Professional Background:
2007 – Present Professor, Western Illinois University, Quad Cities Campus, Illinois

2002 – 2007: Associate Professor, Western Illinois University, Quad Cities Campus, Illinois

1998 – 2002: Assistant Professor, Western Illinois University, Quad Cities Campus, Illinois

1997 – 1998: Instructor, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio


Selected Publications:
Solymossy, Emeric. 2007 “Entrepreneur and Organization: Symbiotic Evolution” in Entrepreneurship and Business In The Regional Economics, D. Ribeiro, M.A. Galindo, & J. Guzman Editors, Springer-Science, forthcoming.

Solymossy, Emeric. 2005 “Entrepreneurship In Extreme Environments: Building An Expanded Model,” International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, V1:2

Solymossy, Emeric, 2003 Dr. E’s Primer on Entrepreneurship. Initial publication by ATA, Amsterdam. 2nd Edition being selfpublished. Currently in English and Albanian, Russian and Spanish translations.

Solymossy, Emeric, 2002 Cultural Values are Key to Understanding Russia’s Small Business Environment, Transition Report (World Bank), 13:2, pp 14-16

Solymossy, Emeric and J.K. Masters, 2001 Ethics Through an Entrepreneurial Lens: Theory and Observation, Journal of Business Ethics. vol 38:3, pp. 227-241

Solymossy, Emeric, and Atilio Penna, 2001 Entrepreneur and Organization: Contingencies of Successful Organization Transition, Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, 6:3, pp 69-80.



2. Lecturers
Fall semester
Dr. George Danko
Spring semester
Dr. Rebecca Chory

Dr. Ronald Fodor

Dr. Carol MacCurdy

Dr. Margaret Manchester

Dr. Jason Morris

Dr. Jennifer Quinlan

Dr. Edward Romar

Dr. Joan Spade

Dr. Paul Swann

Dr. Robin Wellington



Dr. Rebecca Chory

Associate Professor

Department of Communication Studies

West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV 26506

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Date of Birth: 02/24/1973
Grant Category: Visiting Lecturer
Discipline: Communication
Specialization: Entertainment Media Portrayals and Effects, Media Violence, Public Communication Campaigns, Organizational Communication, Research Methods
Affiliation in Hungary: Budapest School of Communication and Business

Department of Communication Studies

1148 BUDAPEST, Nagy Lajos király útja 1-9.
Duration of Stay: January - May 2009
Academic Background:
Ph.D., Michigan State University, Department of Communication, 2000

M.A., West Virginia University, Communication Studies Department, 1995

B.A., West Virginia University, 1994

Summer School in France & England, University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1994


Professional Background:
05/06 – present: Associate Professor, West Virginia University, Communication Studies Dept.

08/00 – 05/06: Assistant Professor, West Virginia University, Communication Studies Dept.

08/97 – 08/00: Graduate Assistant, Michigan State University, Department of Communication

01/96 – 07/97: Public Relations/Advertising Director & Assistant Buyer, E. & G. Gabriel

08/94 – 08/95: Graduate Assistant, West Virginia University, Communication Studies Dept.
Selected Publications:
Tamborini, R., Chory, R. M., Lachlan, K., Skalski, P., & Westerman, D. (in press). Talking smack: Verbal aggression in professional wrestling. Communication Studies.

Kubic, K. N., & Chory, R. M. (in press). Exposure to television makeover programs and perceptions of self. Communication Research Reports, 24 (4).

Chory, R. M., & Cicchirillo, V. (2007). The relationship between video game play and trait verbal aggressiveness: An application of the General Aggression Model. Communication Research Reports, 24, 113-119.

Chory R. M. (2007). Enhancing student perceptions of fairness: The relationship between instructor credibility and classroom justice. Communication Education, 56, 89-105.


Dr. George Danko

Professor

Mining Engineering

University of Nevada-Reno

Reno, NV, 89557




Date of Birth: 04/03/1944
Grant Category: Visiting Lecturer
Discipline: Engineering
Specialization: Analysis & Design, Education
Affiliation in Hungary: Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Institute of Nuclear Techniques

1111 BUDAPEST, Műegyetem rkp. 9. ‘R’ building III/317.
Duration of Stay: 14 June 2008 – 13 December 2008
Academic Background:

Ph.D. 1985, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Dr. Tech. 1976, Department of Fluid Dynamics, University of Technology, Budapest.

M.S. Applied Mathematics, 1975, Eotvos University of Sciences, Budapest

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, 1968, University of Technology, Budapest
Professional Background:

7/95-present Professor, Mining Engineering Department, Mackay School of Mines, University of Nevada, Reno.

8/90-6/95 Associate Professor, Mining Engineering Department, Mackay School of Mines, University of Nevada, Reno.

09/87-8/90 Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno.

11/86-8/90 Research Associate, Mining Engineering Department, Mackay School of Mines, University of Nevada, Reno.

1/79-11/86 Associate Professor, Institute of Thermal Energy and Systems Engineering, University of Technology, Budapest.

8/78-1/79 Visiting Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota.

9/75-8/78 Fellow of Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

8/68-9/75 Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Technology, Budapest.
Selected Publications:

Danko, G., Tiwari, R., and Knowles, J., (2006), "Robot-Human Control Interactions in Mining Operations" SME Transactions, Vol. 320, pp. 85-93.

G. Danko, (2006) “Functional or Operator Representation of Numerical Heat and Mass Transport Models,” ASME J. of Heat Transfer, Vol. 128, pp. 162-175.

P. Kar, G. Danko, J. S. Armijo, M. Mishra, and D. Bahrami, (2006), “Thermal Design of an Alternative Boiling Water Reactor Spent Nuclear Fuel Package Design for Yucca Mountain Repository,” J. Nuclear Technology, Vol 155, pp. 90-104.

D. Bahrami and G. Danko, (2006) “Thermal-Hydrologic Model of an Alternative Waste |Package Design for Yucca Mountain Repository,” J. Nuclear Technology, Vol 154 pp. 247-264.

G. Danko, J. Walton and D. Bahrami, (2006), “Capacity increase favors Thermal Management and a Cold Repository at Yucca Mountain”, J. Nuclear Technology (accepted for publication).



Dr. Ronald Fodor

Professor

Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC 27695



Date of Birth: 06/10/1944
Grant Category : Visiting Lecturer
Discipline: Geology

Specialization: Igneous Petrology, Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Meteorites
Affiliation in Hungary: Eötvös Loránd University

Mineralogical Department

1117 BUDAPEST, Pázmány Péter sétány 1/C.
Duration of Stay: January - May 2009
Academic Background:
PhD in Geology University of New Mexico, 1972

MS inGeology Arizona State University, 1968

BS in Geology Ohio University, 1966
Professional Background:
1988-present: Professor of Geology, Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences North Carolina State University

1982-1988: North Carolina State University, Associate Professor of Geology

1977-1982: North Carolina State University, Assistant Professor of Geology
Selected Publications:
McCarter, R.L., Fodor, R.V., Trusdell, F., 2006. Perspectives on basaltic magma crystallization and differentiation: lava-lake blocks erupted at Mauna Loa volcano summit, Hawaii. Lithos v. 90: 187-213

Chen, S, Frey, F.A., Bichert-Toft, J., Fodor, R.V., Bauer, G.R., Xu, G., 2005. Enriched components in the Hawaiian plume: evidence from Kahoolawe volcano, Hawaii, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, v. 6, Q11006, 21 pages (on-line journal)

Weinstein, J.P., Fodor, R.V., Bauer, G.R., 2004. Koolau shield basalt as xenoliths entrained during rejuvenated-stage eruptions: perspectives on magma mixing. Bull. Volcanology 66, 182-199.

Fodor, R.V., Sial, A.N., Gandhok, G., 2002. Petrology of spinel peridotite xenoliths from northeastern Brazil: lithosphere with a high geothermal gradient imparted by Fernando de Noronha plume. Jour. South Amer. Earth Sci 15: 199-214.

Fodor, R.V., 2001. The role of tonalite and diorite in Mauna Kea volcano, Hawaii, magmatism: petrology of summit-region leucocratic xenoliths. Jour. Petrol. 42: 1685-1704.
Dr. Carol MacCurdy

Professor

Department of English

California Polytechnic State University

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401



Date of Birth: 12/17/1950
Grant Category: Visiting Lecturer
Discipline: American Literature
Specialization: Twentieth-century American fiction, modern and contemporary novel, nineteenth-century American literature, Modern Southern fiction

Affiliation in Hungary: University of Pécs

Department of English Literatures and Cultures

7624 PÉCS, Ifjúság u. 6.

Duration of Stay: February – June 2009
Academic Background:


Professional Background:


Selected Publications:



Dr. Margaret Manchester

Assistant Professor and Director

Department of History

Providence College

Providence, RI 02918



Date of Birth: 07/28/1954
Grant Category: Visiting Lecturer
Discipline: American History
Specialization: Diplomatic History, American West, Cold War, US Policy in

Middle East, American Women’s History


Affiliation in Hungary: University of Debrecen
Department of North American Studies

4010 DEBRECEN, Egyetem tér 1.

University of Miskolc

Department of English Language and Literature

3515 MISKOLC, Egyetemváros
Duration of Stay: February – June 2009
Academic Background:
Ph.D. in American History, Clarc University, Worchester, MA, 1994

MA in American History, Providence College, RI, 1987

BS of Foreign Service, School of Foreign Service, Georgtown University, Washington, DC, 1975
Professional Background:
1998 – present: Director, American Studies Program, Providence College, Providence, RI

1994 – present: Assistant professor, Dept. of History, Providence College, Providence, RI

1992-1994: Lecturer, Dept. of History, Assumption College, Worchester, MA
Selected Publications:


Dr. Jason Morris

Assistant Professor

Department of Graduate Studies in Education

Abilene Christian University

Abilene, TX 79699




Date of Birth: 10/24/1972

Grant Category: Visiting Lecturer

Discipline: Education

Specialization: Educational research methods, multicultural education, student development, student retention

Affiliation in Hungary: University of Debrecen

Center for Higher Education Research and Development



4032 DEBRECEN, Egyetem tér 1.
University of Pécs

Faculty of Adult Education and Human Resources Development

7633 PÉCS, Szántó Kovács J. u. 1/B.

Duration of Stay: February – June 2009
Academic Background:

Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas: 2002

M.S. in Religious Communication, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas: 1996

B.A. in Political Science, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California: 1994


Professional Background:

August 2006-Present: Assistant Professor of Higher Education, College of Education and Human Services, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX

January 2005-Present: Director, Masters Program in Higher Education, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX

2001- August 2007: Director, McNair Scholars Program, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX

September 2002-April 2003: Fulbright Student Grantee (Teaching Assistant), Budapest, Hungary:

2000-2001: Assistant Director of Academic Advising, The First-Year Program, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX

1996-2000: Academic Coordinator, Upward Bound Program, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX
Selected Publications:

Morris, J.M., Beck, R., & Mattis, C. (2007). Examining Worldview Fit and First-Year Retention at a Private Religiously-Affiliated Institution. The Journal of the First-Year Experience & Students in Transition 19(1), 75-88.

Kehl, K. & Morris, J.M. (2007). Differences in Global-Mindedness between Short-Term and Semester-Long Study Abroad Participants at Selected Private Universities. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad. (Forthcoming).

Morris, J. M., Haseltine, J., & Williams, C. (2007). Building on Strengths in a Time of Retrenchment: Developing a M.Ed. in Higher Education–Student Affairs Emphasis to Train Christian Practitioners. Christian Higher Education 6(2), 109-117.

Morris, J. M., Ridge, S., & Kirkley, I. (2005). The Role of Self-Efficacy in One Hungarian Roma Student’s Journey into Higher Education: A Qualitative Exploration. Widening Participation and Life Long Learning: The Journal of the Institute for Access Studies and The European Access Network 7(2), 18-27.

Dr. Jennifer Quinlan

Assistant Professor

Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology

Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA 19104



Date of Birth: 03/31/1967
Grant Category: Visiting Lecturer
Discipline: Food Science
Specialization: Food Science, Food Microbiology
Affiliation in Hungary: Corvinus University

Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology

1118 BUDAPEST, Somlói út 14-16.
Duration of Stay: February – May 2009
Academic Background:

Ph.D. in Food Science, N.C. State University, 1995

M.S. in Food Science, Rutgers University, 1991

B.S. in Food Science, Rutgers University, 1989


Professional Background:

9/06 – present: Assistant Professor, Drexel University

1/03 – 8/06: Auxiliary Faculty, Drexel University

1994-1999: Chief Agricultural Microbiologist, N.C. Dept. of Agriculture

1/01 – 5/02: Manager, Contract Test Service Laboratory, Associates of Cape Cod Inc.

00: Adjunct Assistant Professor of Microbiology, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

8/91 – 5/94: Graduate Research Assistant, Dept. of Food Science, N.C. State University

7/89 – 5/91: Graduate Research Assistant, Dept. of Food Science, Rutgers University


Selected Publications:

Quinlan, J.J. and P.M. Foegeding. 1998 Monoclonal Antibody-based ELISAs for the detection

of bacterial spores. Rapid Methods and Automation in Microbiology 6, 1-16.


Quinlan, J.J. and P.M. Foegeding. 1997. Monoclonal antibodies against Bacillus and

Clostridium spores. Applied and Environ. Microbiology.63, 482-487.


Carman, G.M. and J.J. Quinlan. 1992. Phosphatase from Yeast Mitochondria. Methods Enzymol. 209, 219-224.
Quinlan, J.J., J.T. Nickels, W.I. Wu, Y.P. Lin, J.R. Broach and G.M., Carman.1992. The 45-kDa and 104 kDa Forms of Phosphatidate Phosphatase from Saccaromyces cerevisiae are Regulated Differentially by Phosphorylation via cAMP-Dependent Protein Kinase. J. Biol. Chem.267, 18013-18020.
Morlock, K.R., J.J. McLaughlin, Y.P. Lin and G.M. Carman. 1991. Phosphatidate phosphatase from Saccharomyces cerevisiac. Isolation of 45 kDa and 104 kDa Forms of the Enzyme that are Differentially Regulated by Inositol. J. Biol. Chem.266, 3586-3593.
Dr. Edward Romar

Lecturer

Department of Management and Marketing

University of Massachusetts, Boston

Boston, MA 02125-3393



Date of Birth: 11/20/1947
Grant Category: Visiting Lecturer
Discipline: Political Science
Specialization: Strategy, Business Ethics, General Management, Marketing, E-Commerce
Affiliation in Hungary: University of Pannonia

Department of Applied Economics

8200 VESZPRÉM, Egyetem u. 3.
Duration of Stay: January –May 2009
Academic Background:
Ph.D. in Political Science, The City University of New York, 1978.

MA in Political Science, Queens College, Queens, NY, 1971.

BA in Political Science, University of Massachusetts Boston, 1969
Professional Background:
1998 - Present: Full Time Lecturer Dept. of Management and Marketing, University of Massachusetts Boston Boston, MA

1995-1998: Adjunct Lecturer, Dept. of Management and Marketing, University of Massachusetts, Boston

1993-2000: Romar Consulting Group, Arlington, MA

1983-1993: Business Partner Program Manager and marketing representative, IBM Corporation, Waltham and Boston, MA


Selected Publications:
Romar, Edward J. and Gavriel Meirovich (2006), “The Difficulty of Implementing TQM in Higher Education Instruction: The Duality of Student/Instructor Roles,” Journal of Quality Assurance in Education, Vol. 14, No 4.

Romar, Edward J. and Gavriel Meirovich (2004), “Confucianism as an Ethical Foundation for Total Quality Management,” Business and Professional Ethics Journal, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 25-44.

Romar, Edward J. (2004), “Globalization, Ethics and Opportunism: A Confucian View of Business Relationships,” Business Ethics Quarterly, V. 14, N. 4, pp. 663-678.

Romar, Edward J. (2004), “Managerial Harmony: The Confucian Ethics of Peter F. Drucker,” Journal of Business Ethics, 51 (2): 199-210.

Romar, Edward J. (2003), “The Intellectual Diaspora: Some Ethical Considerations,” Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference Promoting Business Ethics, Garden City, New York, CDrom.

Dr. Joan Spade

Professor

Department of Sociology

SUNY – College at Brockport

Brockport, NY 14420



Date of Birth: 06/14/1946
Grant Category: Visiting Lecturer
Discipline: Sociology
Specialization: Education, Gender, Family, Research Methods
Affiliation in Hungary: Eötvös Loránd University

Center for Intercultural Psychology and Education

1064 BUDAPEST, Izabella u. 46.
Duration of Stay: February – May 2009
Academic Background:
Ph.D in Sociology, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1983

M.A. in Sociology, University of Rochester, 1979

B.A. in Sociology, State University of New York, College at Geneseo, 1976
Professional Background:
2007 – Present: Professor, State University of New York, College at Brockport

2001 – 2007: Professor and Chair, State University of New York, College at Brockport

1994 – 2001: Associate Professor, Lehigh University

1988 – 1994: Assistant Professor, Lehigh University

1985 – 1988: Adjunct Assistant Professor, State University of New York, College at Brockport

1984 – 1985: NSF grant, State University of New York, College at Brockport

1981 – 1984: Assistant Professor, State University of New York, College at Brockport
Selected Publications:



Dr. Paul Swann

Professor

Department of Film and Media Arts

Temple University

Philadelphia, PA 19122



Date of Birth: 05/24/1954
Grant Category: Visiting Lecturer
Discipline: History and International Relations
Specialization: Cultural studies, visual culture, American studies, media anylysis
Affiliation in Hungary: Eszterházy Károly Teacher Training College

Department of American Studies

3300 EGER, Egészségház u. 4.
Duration of Stay: February –May 2009
Academic Background:
PhD (History & International Relations), University of Leeds, England, 1979

MA (Critical Studies, Motion Pictures/Television); UCLA, 1978

BA (Hons) (History), St John's College, Cambridge University, England, 1975
Professional Background:
1981 - : Professor, Department of Film & Media Arts, Temple University, Philadelphia.

2000 – 2005: Chair, Film & Media Arts Department, Temple University, Philadelphia.

1994-1998: Director, Master of Fine Arts Program, Department of Film and Media Arts, Temple University, Philadelphia.

1992 – 1993, 2005 - 2006: Visiting Professor, Temple University - Japan, Tokyo.


Selected Publications:
The British Documentary Film Movement, 1926 - 1946 (Cambridge University Press,

Cambridge, November 1989)



The Hollywood Feature Film in Postwar Britain (Croom Helm, London, and St Martin's

Press, New York, January, 1987).

Entries on Hitchcock; documentary film; broadcasting; the British film industry for The

Garland Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century History (Garland, 1995)

“From Workshop to Backlot: The Greater Philadelphia Film Office” in M Shiel (Ed.)



Cinema and the City: Film and Urban Societies in a Global Context (Blackwell, 2001)

“The British Culture Industries and the Mythology of the American Market: Cultural

Policy & Cultural Exports in the 1940s and 1990s”, Cinema Journal (Summer, 2000)

“International Conspiracy in and around ‘The Iron Curtain’, Velvet Light Trap (Spring,

1995)
Dr. Robin Wellington

Assistant Professor

Department of Psychology

St. John’s University

Jamaica, NY 11439



Date of Birth: 02/06/1965
Grant Category: Visiting Lecturer
Discipline: Psychology
Specialization: Cognitive Neuroscience, Physiological Psychology
Affiliation in Hungary: Eötvös Loránd University

Department of Cognitive Psychology

1064 BUDAPEST, Izabella u. 46.
Duration of Stay: February – May 2009
Academic Background:
Doctorate, Cognitive Psychology –Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2001

M.S. in Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh, 1997

B.S. University of Maryland, 1993
Professional Background:
2005- pres: Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, St. John’s University, New York, NY

2005 – 2006: Adjunct Faculty, Department of Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY

2004 – 2005: Adjunct Faculty, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

2001 – 2004: Director, Scientific Publications/Visiting Assistant Professor/Research Coordinator, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

2002 – 2004: Administrator, Institutional Review Board (IRB), Chicago Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroresearch, Chicago, Illinois
Selected Publications:
Brondolo, E., Wellington, R.L., Brady, N., Libby, D. PTSD: Mechanisms and Strategies for Prevention for Forensic and Recovery workers Responding to Mass Fatality Incident. (2007) Accepted Journal of Clinical Forensic Medicine.

Brondolo, E., Beatty, D.L., Cubbin, C., Weinstein, M., Seagert, S., Wellington, R.L., Tobin, J., Cassells, A. Sociodemographic variations in self-reported racisim in a new york city community sample of blacks and latino(a)s. (2007) Accepted Social Science and Medicine.

Tredway, T.L., Munoz, L., Wellington R. L., Fessler, R.G. Spinal Neurosurgery, Textbook of NeuroIntensive Care. Eds: Layon, Gabrielli, & Friedman, Chapter 9, pp. 235-268. WB Saunders/Elsevier, January, 2004.

Wellington, R., and Cerullo, L. J. Gliomas: Overview and Treatment. The CINN Report, Fall 2004. Wellington, R., and Bakay, R.A.E. Innovations in Treatment: Deep Brain Stimulation. The CINN Report, Spring, 2003.




II. Researchers
Fall semester
Dr. Marguerite Allen
Spring semester
Dr. Meredith Morten

Dr. Richard Ray


Dr. Marguerite Allen

Visiting Scholar

Roberta Buffett Center for International and Comparative Studies

Northwestern University

Evanston, IL 60208-4005



Date of Birth: 07/15/1946
Grant Category: Researcher
Discipline: History
Specialization: Hungary 1867-1947; Revue de Hongrie (1908-1931) and its editor/owner Vilmos Huszár (my grandfather); National Bank of Hungary 1944-1945; Hungarian Holocaust; Trials of the Hungarian War Criminals my father arrested and/or interviewed
Affiliation in Hungary: Eötvös Loránd University

School of English and American Studies

1088 BUDAPEST, Rákóczi út 5..


Duration of Stay: September – November 2008
Academic Background:
Ph.D. Comparative Studies in Literature, The University of Chicago, 1982

M.A. Comparative Studies in Literature, The University of Chicago

B.A. Comparative Literature, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1968
Professional Background:
1986–1987: Visiting Assistant Professor, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

1977–1988: Visiting Assistant Professor, Lecturer, and Instructor, Loyola University of Chicago


Selected Publications:
"The Wartime History of the National Bank of Hungary Through Hungarian-American Eyes." Hungarian Studies Review (Fall/Winter 2006) Based on my father's personal unpublished wartime diary; research at the National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Maryland; and war crimes trial documents in the Budapest Municipal Archives.

“Living Dangerously: George de Huszar.” Chicago Review 45 (Fall & Winter 1999): 136–156 Book



The Faust Legend: Popular Formula and Modern Novel. Germanic Studies in America, No. 53. New York: Peter Lang, 1985
Dr. Meredith Morten

Associate Professor

Department of Sculpture

Montserrat College of Art

Beverly, MA 01915



Date of Birth: 05/12/1950
Grant Category: Researcher
Discipline: Art
Specialization: Sculpture, ceramics, installation art, performance art, prehistoric art history
Affiliation in Hungary: International Ceramics Studio

6000 KECSKEMÉT, Kápolna u.11.


Duration of Stay: February – June 2009
Academic Background:

MFA, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA, 1979

BA, Connecticut College, New London, CT, 1972

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 1969


Professional Background:

1993 – present : Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA



Chair Sculpture Department: 2000 – present

Associate Professor: 2001 - present

Assistant Professor: 1997-2001

Instructor: 1993-1997

Co-Chair Sculpture Department: 1997-98

Acting Chair Sculpture Department: 1995

Massachusetts College of Art, Boston MA Visiting Artist 1998

Framingham State College, Framingham MA Visiting Lecturer 1995

Framingham State College, Framingham MA Visiting Artist 1993

Paula Josa-Jones/Performance Works Set designer 1987-1996 Works presented at Jacob’s Pillow/Becket MA, The Joyce Theatre NYC, Dia Art Foundation NYC, C. Walsh Theatre Boston MA

Middlesex School, Concord MA. Art instructor and dormitory house parent 1975-80


One and two person exhibitions:

2006 HallSpace, Boston MA - Organography

2001 Kingston Gallery, Boston MA - New Work (two person show with Jim Eng)

2000 Cultural Informative Centre, Skopje Macedonia - Traces ll

1999 Montserrat College of Art, Beverly MA - Traces

Mobius, Boston MA - Thirst

Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence RI - Mobius at RISD (two person show with Noae Suzuki)

1998 Mobius, Boston MA - Threading the Needle

1997 Framingham State College, Mazmanian Gallery, Framingham MA - Scorched Skin

1996 Mobius, Boston MA - Sifting

1995 Dartmouth College, Hanover NH - Family Values VII

1993 Mobius, Boston MA - Terminal House



Dr. Richard Ray

Associate Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

University of South Carolina - Columbia

Columbia, SC 29208



Date of Birth: 01/02/1955
Grant Category: Researcher
Discipline: Engineering
Specialization: Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Soil Dynamics
Affiliation in Hungary: Széchenyi István University

Baross Gábor Institute of Built Environment and Transport

9026 GYŐR, Egyetem tér 1..


Duration of Stay in Hungary: January – May 2009
Academic Background:
PhD in Civil Engineering, University of Michigan, 12/83

MSE in Civil Engineering, University of Michigan, 7/78

BSE in Civil Engineering, University of Michigan, 4/77
Professional Background:
1983-Pres.: Associate/Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of South Carolina

1978-1980: Project Engineer, Fugro McClelland Engrs. Inc, Houston, TX


Selected Publications
Gassman, S.L., Schroeder, A.J. and Ray, R.P. (2002). “Field Performance of HDPE Culvert Pipe,” ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering , Vol. 131, Issue 2, pp. 160-167

Gassman, S.L., Schroeder, A.J. and Ray, R. P., (2002) “Performance Evaluation of High-Density Polyethelene Pipe,” Proceedings of the 81st Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Wahsington,D.C., Jan 13-17, 2002, pp.1-26 and Transportation Research Record No. 1814 Design of Structures. TRB, pp 171-178.

Widdowson, M.A., Haney, O.R., Reeves, H.W., Aelion, C.M., Ray, R.P. (1997), “Multilevel Soil-Vapor Extraction Test for Heterogeneous Soil,” Journal of the Environmental Engineering Division, ASCE, Vol 123, No. 2, pp. 160-168.

Aelion, C.M., Ray, R.P., Shaw, J.N., Widdowson, M.A., Reeves, H.W. (1996) "The Use of Simplified Methods for Monitoring Petroleum-Contaminated Ground Water and Soil Vapor", Journal of Soil Contamination, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 225-242.

Ray, R.P. and Woods R.D., (1987) “Modulus & Damping Due To Uniform and Variable Cyclic Loading,” Journal of the Geotechnical Engineering Division, ASCE, Vol 114, No, 8, August, pp. 861-876.


III. Students
Ms. Natalie Bowlus

Mr. Shandor Hassan

Mr. Eric Lopez

Ms. Sarah Lynch

Mr. David Miller

Mr. Randall Scotting

Mr. Maxwell Staley
Teaching Assistant
Ms. Robyn Russo
Ms. Natalie Bowlus

Student

Swarthmore College

Swarthmore, PA 19081



Date of Birth: 11/10/1986
Grant Category: Student Full Grant
Discipline: Mathematics
Project Title: Mathematics Education in the Hungarian Intellectual Tradition
Affiliation in Hungary: Eötvös Loránd University, Institute of Mathematics

1117 BUDAPEST, Pázmány Péter sétány 1/C.


Duration of Stay: September 2008 – May 2009
Academic Background:
B.A. Swarthmore College, 6/2008
Professional Background:
6/2007 - 8/2007: NSF-funded math research, University of Akron

8/2005 - 6/2008: Writing Associate , Swarthmore College


Honors, Publications, Presentations (selection):
January 2008: presentation at the American Mathematical Society Joint Meetings,

2005-present: Peer Writing Tutor,

2005-2006: Participant in Upward Bound,

2005-present: Debate Society Logistics Director,

2004-present: five college theater productions,

extensive studio art experience


Mr. Shandor Hassan

Student

At-Large, New York



Date of Birth: 07/23/1968
Grant Category: Student Full Grant
Discipline: Photography
Project Title: Discourse in Time, Space, and Place; a Photographic

Journey: Hungary


Affiliation in Hungary: Mai Manó Ház – Hungarian House of Photography

1065 BUDAPEST, Nagymező út 20.


Duration of Stay: September 2008 – May 2009
Academic Background:
BFA University of New Mexico, 6/1991
Professional Background:
5/1999 - 10/2007: Self-employed, cabinetry and interior design

Photography teacher, International Center of Photography


Honors, Publications, Presentations (selection):
2007 Kimmel Center Gallery, New York University New York NY, "SIGNS"

2005 Jersey City Museum, Jersey City New Jersey “Manhattan Project”

2005 Istanbul Biennial Istanbul Turkey, “FUN CITY"

Publication: KOCH Bank/Younique Magazine, Istanbul Turkey, FUNCITY 2006

ArtReview: Steven Vincent, review of exhibitions Art In America 2005

1999 –Faculty International Center of Photography



Mr. Eric Lopez

Student

Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY 11549

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Date of Birth: 10/02/1982

Grant Category: Student Full Grant
Discipline: Education
Project Title: Bury Me Standing: Romani Educational Initiatives in Hungary
Affiliation in Hungary: Central European University

Nationalism Studies Program

1051 BUDAPEST, Nádor u. 9.
Duration of Stay: September 2008- May 2009
Academic Background:
B.A. Hofstra University, 5/2005
Professional Background:
06/2005 – present: Paralegal Advocate, Neighborhood Defender Service

6/2004 - 1/2005: Intern for policy department, Puerto Rican Legal Defense

1/2003 - 5/2005: Peer Teacher, Hofstra University
Honors, Publications, Presentations (selection):
Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society,

Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity,

Phi Sigma Tau Philosophical Honor Society,

Collegiate All-American Scholar,

NOAH Endowed Scholarship,

Dean's List


Ms. Sarah Lynch

Student

Frick Art Reference Library

New York, NY 10021



Date of Birth: 08/12/1981
Grant Category: Student Full Grant
Discipline: Art History
Project Title: Italian Motifs in the Hungarian Renaissance
Affiliation in Hungary: Kiscelli Museum

1037 BUDAPEST, Kiscelli u. 108.


Duration of Stay: September 2008- May 2009
Academic Background:
MA Warburg Institute, University of London, 10/2006

MA Courtauld Institute, University of London, 6/2005

BA Smith College, 5/2004
Professional Background:
2/2007 - 10/2007: Assistant Photoarchivist, Frick Art Reference Library

1/2007 - 4/2007: Boston Graduate Registrar Intern, Museum of Fine Arts

9/2003 - 5/2004: Conservation Intern, Smith College Museum of Art
Honors, Publications, Presentations (selection):
Warburg Institute, masters, thesis with distinction on Giulio Romano.

Courtauld Institute, masters, thesis on engravings of Michelangelo’s Sistine frescoes.

Smith College, Blumburg Traveling Fellowship, Phyllis Williams Lehmann Travel Award, First Group Scholar (top 10% of Deans List)

Mr. David Miller


Student

University of Louisville

Louisville, KY 40292



Date of Birth: 09/20/1985
Grant Category: Student Full Grant
Discipline: Astronomy
Project Title: Infrared and Visible Light Study of Eruptive Young Stellar Objects
Affiliation in Hungary: Konkoly Observatory

1121 BUDAPEST, Konkoly Thege Miklós út 15-17.


Duration of Stay: September 2008 – May 2009
Academic Background:
B.S. University of Louisville, 5/2008
Professional Background:
1/2007 - 10/2007: Observational Astronomy, Catholic University of America

6/2007 8/2007: Experimental Physics, Dept. of Phys, Univ. of Oregon

6/2006 - 8/2006: Experimental Physics, Univ. of California, San Diego
Honors, Publications, Presentations (selection):
"High Res. Polarimetry of Parsamian...", Mn. Not. of Royal Ast. Society (2007)

Elected Vice-President of U of L Society of Physics Students (2007)

William Marshall Bullitt Scholarship in Astrophysics (2006)

Awarded Private Pilots License (2006)

John B. Dressman Design Award, Univ. of Lou. Mech. Eng. Dept.(2005)

National Merit Scholarship Winner (2004)



Mr. Randall Scotting


Student

University of Colorado at Boulder

Boulder, CO 80309



Date of Birth: 03/12/1978
Grant Category: Student Full Grant
Discipline: Voice (Opera)
Project title: Modern Hungarian Voices: an Exploration of Classical

Composers and Folk Influences


Affiliation in Hungary: Bartók Archives

1014 BUDAPEST, Táncsics M.u. 7.


Duration of Stay: September 2008 – May 2009
Academic Background:
Pm. P.C. University of Colorado, Boulder, 5/2008

B.M. Butler University, 5/2001


Professional Background
03 / 2007 - 11 / 2007: New York City Opera Singer

5/2007 - 7/2007: Des Moines Metro Opera Singer

6/2006 - 8/2006: Festival dei Due Mondi Singer
Honors, Publications, Presentations (selection):
MET Opera National Council Auditions - 2006 District Winner, 2005 & 2006 Regional Finalist

Denver Lyric Opera Guild Competion - Fine Arts Award Winner 2006

Connecticut Opera Guild Competition - 2005 Finalist

Guest Artist, Juilliard Opera Center, 2005

Opera North, Young Artist, 2004

Britten-Pears Programme for Advanced Musical Study (UK), 2005



Mr. Maxwell Staley


Student

At-Large, California



Date of Birth: 09/06/1985
Grant Category: Student Full Grant
Field of Study: Cultural/Intellectual History
Project Title: Pre WWI Hungarian Culture: Tradition and Innovation
Affiliation in Hungary: Central European University

Department of History

1051 BUDAPEST, Nádor u. 9.
Duration of Stay: September 2008 – May 2009
Academic Background:
B.A. Columbia University, 5/2008
Professional Background:
1/2005 - 10/2007: Library Assistant, Lehman Library, Columbia
Honors, Publications, Presentations:
New Jewish Filmmaker Project: San Francisco Jewish Film Festival. 2002-2003.

Columbia College Dean's List: Fall '04, Spring '05, Fall '05, Spring '06, Fall '06.

WBAR NY Student DJ: Fall '05-Spring '06, Urban Music Director '07.

Ms. Robyn Russo

Teaching Assistant

Georgetown University

Washington, DC 20057



Date of Birth: 08/31/1982
Grant Category: Student Full Grant / Teaching Assistantship
Discipline: English Teaching Assistantship
Specialization: Teaching English as a Foreign Language
Duration of Stay: September 2008 – May 2009
Academic Background:
M.A. Georgetown University, 5/2008

B.A. Georgetown University, 5/2004


Professional Background:
8/2006 – present: research/academia, CNDLS-Georgetown University

7/2007 - 8/2007: Summer School teaching, Georgetown U.

2/2005 - 8/2006: journalism/reporting, Beaver County Times
Honors, Publications, Presentations:
Graduate Fellowship, Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS),

Georgetown University (2006-2008);

Presenter, paper titled "You Can't Go Home Again. But You Can't Come in Here." at the Working-Class Studies Conference (June 2007);

Adjunct Faculty, Developmental English. Lord Fairfax Community College (start fall 2007);

Magna Cum Laude graduate. Georgetown University (May 2004)


IV. High School Teacher Exchange Program
Mr. Ralph Hammond

Ms. Amy Russell

Mrs. Janice Snyder

Mr. Daren Stennes


Mr. Ralph Hammond

Earth Science, Biology Teacher

Westmore High School

Daly City, CA



Date of Birth: 01/26/1958
Grant Category: High School Teacher Exchange
Discipline: Earth Science, Biology
Affiliation in Hungary: Apáczai Educational Center and High School

7632 PÉCS, Apáczai krt. 1.


Duration of Stay: September 2008- June 2009
Academic Background:
B.A. Biology, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA 1996
Professional Background:
Earth Science Teacher, Westmoor High School, Daly City, CA, Grade 9, 1997 - present

Biology Teacher, Westmoor High School, Daly City, CA, Grade 10, 1997 - present




Ms. Amy Russell

English Teacher

Brunswick High School

Brunswick, ME 04011



Date of Birth: 01/11/1961
Grant Category: High School Teacher Exchange
Discipline: English
Affiliation in Hungary: Baár-Madas High School of the Reformed Church

1022 BUDAPEST, Lorántffy Zsuzsanna u. 3.


Duration of Stay: September 2008- June 2009
Academic Background:

MA English, Smith College, Northampton, MA, 1993

BA Foreign Languages, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1983

AA French, Universite de Paris, Paris France, 1982


Professional Background:

English Teacher, Brunswick High School, Brunswick, ME, Grades10-12, 1996-present

English Teacher, Cape Elizabeth High School, Cape Elizabeth, ME, Grades 9-12, 1994-1996

English Teacher, Wiscasset High School, Wiscasset, ME, Grades 10-12, 1993-1994

ESL Teacher, New York Association for New Americans, 4-year College/University, New

York, NY, 991-1992



Mrs. Janice Snyder

English, History Teacher

Calapooia Middle School

Albany, OR 97322



Date of Birth: 08/01/1956
Grant Category: High School Teacher Exchange
Discipline: English, History
Affiliation in Hungary: Krúdy Gyula Vocational School

8600 SIÓFOK, Koch R. u. 8.


Duration of Stay: September 2008- June 2009
Academic Background:
BA Education, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, 1979
Professional Background:
English and History Teacher, Calapooia Middle School, Albany,OR, Grades 6-7, 1999-present

English Teacher, Farm Home-Corvallis, OR Grades 7-9, 1999

Home Economics Teacher, Umalilla Junior and Senior High Scool, OR , Grades 7-9, 1979-1986

Mr. Daren Stennes

History Teacher

Lakewood High School

Lakewood, CO 80215



Date of Birth: 02/08/1970
Grant Category: High School Teacher Exchange
Discipline: History
Affiliation in Hungary: Deák Ferenc High School

6723 SZEGED, József Attila sgt. 118-120.


Duration of Stay: September 2008 - June 2009
Academic Background:

BA Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO, 1991

MA History, Unversity of Colorado at Denver, CO, 2003
Professional Background:
Social Studies Teacher, Lakewood High School, Lakewood, CO, Grades 9-12, 1996-present

Social Studies Teacher, Pomona High School, Arvada, CO, Grades 9-12, 1995-1996



American Fulbright Grantees in Hungary, Academic Year 2008/2009


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