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Faculty Fulbright Scholars

  • Dave A. Louis, Fulbright Scholar 2021-2022

    Dave A. Louis, Ph.D. will be spending time in Germany at the Universität Bremen’s International Graduate School for Dynamics in Logistics. His research, teaching, and dissemination activities will be focused on cross cultural mentoring in academia and knowledge transfer. Read more...
  • Elena Grigorenko, Fulbright Scholar 2021-2022

    Dr. Elena Grigorenko will be spending some time in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during the next two academic years.Her research, teaching, and dissemination activities will be focused on issues related to the manifestation and etiology of developmental language disorders... Read more...
  • Jamison Kovach, Fulbright Scholar 2020-2021

    Dr. Kovach will work with faculty from the University of Lisbon’s Business Research Unit from mid-April to mid-July 2022. Her Fulbright project will establish a conceptual foundation for students to work in partnership with Portuguese industry to conduct Lean Six Sigma projects by providing students and industry representatives with training in the Lean Six Sigma methodology, as structured problem-solving approach. Read more...
  • Anadeli Bencomo, Fulbright Scholar 2020-2021, 2013-2014

    Anadeli Bencomo, a specialist on contemporary Mexican culture, will coauthor a book about the representation of Acapulco through the discourses of literature, tourism, and film. Acapulco, one of the iconic places of modern Mexico, was developed as a tourist destination for international and local travelers. Since the 1950s, Acapulco was promoted as a tropical destination, becoming very popular among Hollywood stars and celebrities from around the world. Read more...
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    Cameron White, Fulbright Scholar 2019-2020

    Cameron White, PhD received a Fulbright Specialist Award in 2017, University of Pristina and University of Houston International Education Awards in 2018, and a Fulbright Scholar Award for 2019 – 2020 – each for teaching, research, and service in Kosovo. Each of these projects has subsequently facilitated a longitudinal partnership with the University of Prishtina faculty and educators in Kosovo. Read more...
  • Andrew Hines, Fulbright Specialist 2019

    Fulbright Specialist Award Project, Bureau at Higher Education Commission (OHEC) for the Thailand Ministry of Education in Bangkok, Thailand. Andy Hines is the current Program Coordinator at the University of Houston's Graduate Program in Foresight.  Read more...

  • José Angel Hernández, Fulbright Scholar 2018-2019

    Professor Hernández was awarded his Fulbright to research the Colonial Archives of Cebu City and Manila, Philippines for the 2019 Academic Year.  Read more...
  • Shuhab Khan, Fulbright Specialist 2019

    College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Receives Fulbright Award: Dr. Shuhab Khan, Professor of Geology in the University of Houston College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, has been recommended for the Fulbright Specialist Roster after receiving the endorsement from the U.S. Read more...
  • Renee Knake, Fulbright Scholar 2018-2019

    Professor Renee Knake, Professor of Law and the Joanne and Larry Doherty Chair in Legal Ethics and Director, Law Center Outcomes and Assessments, was awarded the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, a position she will hold from January-July 2019.  Read more...
  • Sapna Kumar, Fulbright Scholar 2018–2019

    Professor Sapna Kumar, Law Foundation Professor of Law and Co-Director for the Institute for Intellectual Property and Information Law, is a 2018–2019 Fulbright-Schuman Innovation Grant recipient. In Spring 2019, she will research the formation of the Unified Patent Court at the Center for International Intellectual Property Studies in Strasbourg and at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition in Munich Read more...
  • Paul Guajardo, Fulbright Scholar 2018–2019

    Dr. Paul Guajardo, Associate Professor in the Department of English, has been awarded a 2018-2019 Fulbright Scholar Grant for Teaching and Research. Dr. Guajardo, will teach, conduct research in American Literature at the University of Ghana in Accra for the fall 2018 and spring 2019 academic year. Read more...
  • Ryan Kennedy, Fulbright Specialist 2017

    Dr. Kennedy was a Fulbright Specialist recipient in 2017 and was placed in Bosnia and Herzegovina with the Federal Institute for Statistics of Bosnia and Herzegovina to discuss the use of big data for official statistics. While there, Dr. Kennedy gave talks on the promise and peril of big data at universities across the country, and participated in the first International Conference on Official Statistics (ICOS) conference held in Sarajevo. Read more...
  • Heidar Malki, Fulbright Scholar 2016-2017

    UH Professor Receives Fulbright Award: Dr. Heidar Malki, Professor and Associate Dean of the College of Technology at the University of Houston has been recommended for the Fulbright Specialist Roster after receiving the endorsement from the U.S. Read more...
  • Consuelo Waight, Fulbright Scholar 2016-2017

    UH Associate Professor Designated as Fulbright Specialist: Consuelo Waight, from the College of Technology receives Fulbright Award to collaborate with the University of Belize. Read more...
  • Holly M. Hutchins, Fulbright Specialist 2016

    UH Professor Chosen as Fulbright Specialist: Dr. Holly M. Hutchins named Fulbright Specialist, Professor of Human Resource Development in the College of Technology at the University of Houston attended Edinburgh Napier University, School of Business, Edinburgh, Scotland, as a Fulbright Specialist. Read more...
  • Rupa Iyer, Fulbright Specialist 2016

    UH Professor Chosen as Fulbright Specialist to Participate as Field Expert: Dr. Rupa Iyer, Associate Dean of the College of Technology at the University of Houston has been recommended for the Fulbright Specialist Roster after receiving the endorsement from the U.S.  Read more...
  • Thomas Oldham, Fulbright Scholar & Specialist 2015-2016

    UH Law Center Professor Receives Fulbright Award: Thomas Oldham, Professor with the University of Houston Law Center has been recommended for the Fulbright Specialist Roster after receiving the endorsement from the U.S. Read more...
  • Margot Backus, Fulbright Scholar 2014-2015

    Fulbright Distinguished Scholar of Anglophone Irish Writing, Seamus Heaney Centre and School of English at Queen’s University Belfast. Margot Backus completed her second book, Scandal Work: James Joyce, the New Journalism, and the Home Rule Newspaper Wars (University of Notre Dame Press) in 2013. Read more...
  • Susan E. Scarrow, Fulbright Scholar 2013-2014

    Fulbright German Studies Seminar Fellow, Summer 2013.  Susan Scarrow holds a Moores University Professorship in the Department of Political Science. Her teaching and scholarship focus on representation and political participation in parliamentary democracies, including political party development, comparative political finance, and the spread of direct democracy. Read more...

  • Pradeep Sharma, Fulbright Scholar & Specialist 2013-2014

    Pradeep Sharma is the M.D. Anderson Professor and Chair of Mechanical Engineering. He also has a joint appointment in the Department of Physics. He received his Ph.D. in micromechanics of materials (mechanical engineering) from the University of Maryland at College Park in the year 2000.  Read more...

  • Cedric Tolliver, Fulbright Scholar 2013-2014

    Cedric Tolliver, assistant professor of English, has been awarded the 2013-2014 Fulbright Visiting Research Chair at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. During his year at McGill, Dr. Tolliver will continue his research on the lives and work of African-American literary and cultural figures during the early parts of the Cold War era. Read more...

  • Julia Kleinheider, Fulbright Scholar 2012-2013

    UH Instructional Assistant Professor Julia Kleinheider from the Department of Modern and Classical Languages received a grant for the Fulbright German Studies Seminar 2012: Read more...
  • Marta Fairclough, Fulbright Scholar 2012-2013

    UH Associate Professor Awarded Fulbright grant to study the Croatian language. Dr. Marta Fairclough received funding to research learning patterns of heritage language speakers wiith Fulbright Scholar grant. Read more...
  • Eric Bittner, Fulbright Scholar 2012-2013

    UH Chemist Tackles Black Holes with Fulbright Fellowship Dr. Eric Bittner from the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics is hoping to accomplish something no one has done before. Among other things on professor Eric Bittner's wish list is to prepare a two-dimensional optical analog of a black hole on a laser table and study some of its properties without actually having to go to outer space to find a real one. Read more...
  • Driss Benhaddou, Fulbright Scholar 2012-2013

    UH Associate Professor Driss Benhaddou Receives Fulbright Grant to Study in Morocco: Dr. Driss Benhaddou has imagnied a building capable of turning up the heat, activating the air-conditioning and sending surplus solar energy it generates to the main power grid along with a number of researchers working on various components of these "smart" buildings.  Read more... 
  • Catherine Horn, Fulbright Scholar 2011-2012

    Dr. Catherine Horn, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, has been recognized by the prestigious Fulbright Scholar program for 2011. The Program honors distinguished scholars and professors worldwide who, like Dr. Horn, are leaders in the educational, political, economic and cultural lives of their countriesRead more... 
  • John Reed, Fulbright Scholar 2011-2012

    John Reed works at the intersection of the Arts, Education, Technology, and Science, with a focus on environmentalism. With the understanding that any action that transcends “self-interest” is inherently community oriented, he has created classes and programs that explore creativity as a catalyst for positive social change within the community, often working with community organizations. As part of a Fulbright Research Fellowship in 2011–12, he began developing international programs in sustainability that integrate the Arts, Humanities, and TechnologyRead more... 
  • Basheer Khumawala, Fulbright Specialist 2006

    As a Fulbright Senior Faculty Specialist (2006-11), he was invited by the Bandung Institute of Technology in Bandung, Indonesia, where he delivered several lectures, participated in conferences, consulted with their administration and faculty on Masters and doctoral programs and in establishing relationship with industries. While in Indonesia he was invited to give lectures at other Universities, notably in Jakarta and Jog-Jakarta. Read more...