A dozen Fulbrights

Tufts graduates pursue research around the globe

For the second year in a row, 12 Tufts graduates have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships to pursue a variety of projects around the world.

Based in Europe, Asia, South America, Africa and Australia, the Tufts Fulbright winners will study everything from public health issues in India to economic development in Uruguay.

Tufts’ 2004 Fulbright Scholars, their majors and where they’ll be studying are John Francis, A04, international relations (Austria); Joanna Friedman, A04, international relations (Senegal); HyoSil (Suzy) Hwang, A04, art history (South Korea); Vinita Kamth, A04, clinical psychology (India); Gwynne Langley, G05 (Australia); Angela Lee, A04, international relations (Taiwan); Abigail Noble, A02, (Uruguay); Kristin Roslonski, A04, German (Germany); Jenna Sirkin, A04, international relations (Costa Rica); Adeline Sutphen, E04, mechanical engineering (New Zealand); Valerie Wencis, A04, international relations (France); and Christina Zahara, A04, political science (South Korea).

Historically, Tufts students have been strong contenders for Fulbright awards. Between 1998 and 2003, Tufts was among the top 15 schools in Fulbright awards, with 59.