Five Political Science Students receive Critical Language Scholarship
|Date: Monday, July 21st, 2014||Return|
Five of the seven WKU students that received the prestigious 2013/2014 Critical Language Scholarship are majors in the Department of Political Science. The Critical Language Scholarship, funded by the U.S. Department of State, provides seven to ten weeks of intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences abroad. The award covers all costs for travel, study and living expenses during the program.
Elizabeth Gribbins (Political Science and French, Louisville, KY)—Arabic
Kelli Hogue (International Affairs& Asian Religions and Cultures, Burlington, KY)—Chinese
Bailey Mack (International Affairs & Spanish, Louisville, KY)—Chinese
Tyler Prochazka (International Affairs & Asian Religions and Cultures, Newton, KS)—Chinese
Kelly Tursic (International Affairs & Asian Religions and Cultures, Union, KY)—Chinese
Dr. Saundra Ardrey was selected for a 2017-2018 Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant to South Africa from July 2017 to June 2018.
Ashleigh Cleary, an IA major, and Dr. Rich co-authored an article in the Taiwan Sentinel on same-sex marriage legislation and public opinion in Taiwan. https://sentinel.tw/attitudes-gay-taiwan/
Stella Treumann, an international affairs major from Germany, and Dr. Timothy Rich co-authored an article on Taiwanese perceptions of Syrian refugees. Treumann conducted an experimental web survey... https://sentinel.tw/taiwan-syria-refugees/
Rich received the University Research/Creativity Award at the 2016 Presentation of Faculty Awards for his scholarly contributions to East Asian politics.
Political Science Student, Barrett Greenwell, presented his thesis research at the Pi Sigma Alpha Conference.
Alexandria Knipp, a WKU student from Olive Hill, has been awarded a prestigious U.S. Foreign Service Internship from the U.S. Department of State.
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