Supporting International Democracy: Fulbright and Peace Corps
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February 22 @ 3:40 pm - 4:50 pm EST
Location: Burnett 109
The breakout session will explore the goals and objectives of Fulbright and Peace Corps in promoting democracy and civic engagement internationally, the ways in which Fulbright and Peace Corps programs support the development of democratic institutions and civil society, and the challenges and successes of working on democracy promotion abroad. It will also provide opportunities for students to get involved in these organizations during college and after graduation.
This session Supporting International Democracy: Fulbright and Peace Corps is offered as one of five concurrent breakout sessions.
Learn more about the other four sessions:
BHM Discussion Series: Open Dialogue with BSU
Navigating Social Structures around Poverty
The Red and Black: Journalism, Media Literacy & Democratic Citizenship
Promoting Democratic Accountability in Politics & Society
Dr. Susan Vdovichenko
Dr. Susan Vdovichenko is an Assistant Professor of Russian and Fellowship Advisor. She graduated from Dartmouth College with a major in linguistics and a minor in Russian, then received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures from The Ohio State University. Her primary interests are sociolinguistics, second language acquisition, and linguistic policy, particularly with a focus on Ukraine.