Meet The 2012 Fulbrights

Submitted on Tuesday, 6/5/2012, at 12:53 PM

By William Sweet

Nine recent Amherst graduates have won J. William Fulbright Fellowships to study and teach abroad.

The latest Fulbright Scholars from the Class of 2012 include…

Amherst College Senior Laura Schlosnagle Receives Fulbright Grant To Teach English in Germany

April 25, 2005Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Laura Schlosnagle, a senior at Amherst College, has received a J. William Fulbright Fellowship to teach English in Germany next year. A graduate of Mayo High School, Schlosnagle is the daughter of Donald and Janet Schlosnagle of Rochester, Minn.

Steven Lee To Study Korean Diaspora in Uzbekistan on Fulbright Grant

July 17, 2001 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Steven S. Lee, a January 2001 summa cum laude graduate of Amherst College, has been awarded a J. William Fulbright Fellowship for postgraduate study overseas. Lee, the son of Kwang S. Lee and Young S. Lee of Fairfax, Va., will study the lives of the ethnic Koreans from the Soviet Far East whom Josef Stalin forcibly resettled into Uzbekistan in Central Asia in 1937.

Peter A. Kupfer To Study Musicology in Germany on Fulbright Grant

April 23, 2001 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417

Catherine G. Pfaffenroth To Study Art History in Austria on Fulbright Grant

April 23, 2001 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.— Catherine G. Pfaffenroth, a graduating senior at Amherst College, has been awarded a J. William Fulbright Fellowship for postgraduate study overseas. Pfaffenroth, daughter of Peter and Sara Pfaffenroth of Chester, N.J., will study the shifting boundaries between “fine art” and “crafts” in Vienna around 1900.

Stephen M. Ruckman To Study Political Ethics in the United Kingdom on Fulbright Grant

April 23, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.— Stephen M. Ruckman, a graduating senior at Amherst College, has been awarded a J. William Fulbright Fellowship for postgraduate study overseas. Ruckman, son of Roger and Kathy Ruckman of Chevy Chase, Md., will study the role of ethics in political philosophy in England or Scotland.

Amherst College Graduate To Study Popular Art in Mexico on Fulbright Grant

May 8, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.- Alexis N. Salas, a graduating senior at Amherst College, has been awarded a J. William Fulbright Fellowship for postgraduate study overseas. Salas, daughter of Betsy and Robert Thompson of Valencia, Calif., will study the popular arts in the daily life in Mexico City, focusing on how Mexican museums affect and are affected by the ubiquity of art in the city.

Amherst College Graduate Max Rettig To Study in Rwanda on Fulbright Grant

Amherst College Senior James Seltzer To Study in Japan on Fulbright Grant

Amherst College Senior Jenny Horowitz To Study in Spain on Fulbright Grant

Pages