The U.S. Department of Education announced the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Program (DDRA) for the 2014-2015 academic year. Cornell was fortunate to have four who were successful in a very competitive program with applicants proposing important and thoughtful research projects in all world regions.
The Fulbright-Hays Program provides grants to colleges and universities for support of doctoral students conducting dissertation research on modern languages, area studies and development-related topics. The program is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who plan to pursue a teaching career.
The geographic range of study for the Fulbright-Hays is very broad, and our awardees reflect this. Each student’s project focused on a different country (or countries), and spanned Latin America, Asia, and Africa. The titles of the successful research also illustrate the broad discipline range of the Fulbright-Hays program: