Four Brigham Young University professors have been named American Fulbright Scholars for 2002-2003.
Neil J. Anderson, a professor in the Department of Linguistics, began teaching at the University of Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica, in September 2002.
Anderson will be lecturing and researching on "Making Thinking Visible: Developing Successful Foreign Language Learners through Metacognitive Strategy Instruction." He will return to BYU in June 2003.
Kif Augustine-Adams, a professor in the J. Reuben Clark Law School, will begin teaching at the University of Buenos Aires, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in March 2003.
Augustine-Adams will be lecturing and researching on the "Development of Women's Dependent Citizenship in Argentina in the Late 19th-Early 20th Century" and will return to BYU in July 2003.
Richard D. Davis, a professor in the Department of Political Science, began teaching at the University of Calgary, in Calgary, Canada in September 2002.
Davis will be lecturing and researching on "Media in Politics" and will return to BYU in January 2003.
Gary F. McKinnon, Ford Motor Company Professor of Business Management at the Marriott School of Management, will begin teaching at the Technical University of Lisbon, in Lisbon, Portugal, in January 2003.
McKinnon will be lecturing and researching on "Issues in Marketing" and will return to BYU in April 2003.
The Fulbright Program is sponsored and funded by the United States Information Agency. For more than 50 years the program has been recognized as the flagship program in international educational exchange.
All Fulbright applications undergo rigorous peer review administered by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars. Recipients of Fulbright Scholar awards are selected on the basis of academic or professional achievement and because they have demonstrated extraordinary leadership potential in their fields.
Writer: Elizabeth B. Jensen