African Studies students receive Fulbright-Hays grants

fulbright_logo1Eight doctoral students, including African Studies students Marguerite Heckscher and Teresa Speciale, have received U.S. Department of Education grants through the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) program.

According to UW-Madison News, the purpsoe of these grants is “to deepen knowledge of areas of the world not generally included in U.S. educational programs and to build a cadre of students, educators and other professionals with deep global expertise.”

Heckscher will conduct research on art history in Tanzanian, and Speciale will explore education policy studies in Senegal.

“Eight at UW-Madison receive Fulbright awards for doctoral research,” UW-Madison News, 12/09/15.