Duke Announces Fulbright Scholarship Winners

Eighteen seniors and graduate students from Duke University will study abroad for the 2013-14 academic year

Eighteen seniors and graduate students from Duke University will study abroad for the 2013-14 academic year as recipients of Fulbright Scholarships.

The students will spend their school year conducting research, studying and teaching English.

Duke seniors, recently graduated alumni and graduate students can apply for Fulbright Scholarships. The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. It is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and those of other countries.

The following are the names, fields of study and countries of study of this year's Duke Fulbright scholars:

Lindsey Brandt-Bennett (graduate student), language and literature, Germany.

Annie Brock (graduate student), environmental studies, Indonesia.

Christopher Clayton (senior), public health, Bolivia and Ecuador.

Alexandra Dodson (graduate student), art and architectural history, Italy.

Ashley Elrod (graduate student), history, Germany.

Miriam Fox (senior), public health, Argentina.

Julia Goss (senior), environmental studies, Cambodia.

Alyssa Granacki (senior), English teaching assistant, Italy.

Taylor Hausburg (senior), English teaching assistant, Rwanda.

Elizabeth Jazwiecki (senior), English teaching assistant, Taiwan.

Ji-Hyeun Kwon-Min (senior), English teaching assistant, Spain.

Karolina Puskarczyk (senior), public health, Poland.

Rochelle Rojas (graduate student), history, Spain.

Stephanie Rotolo (senior), public health, Togo.

Samuel Shearer (graduate student), anthropology, Rwanda.

Erica Sherman (graduate student), art and architectural history, Brazil.

Michael Spolum (graduate student), environmental studies, Burma.

Antonina Vikhrest (senior), interdisciplinary studies, Ukraine.