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Five Ohio State doctoral students earn Fulbright-Hays dissertation research funding

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The Ohio State University is ranked third in the nation by the U.S. Department of Education for the total number of students awarded the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowships this year. Five doctoral candidates have been awarded the Fulbright-Hays DDRA awards, which represent $220,000 in research funding for 2019-2020.

Fellowship recipients and their projects include:

  • John Bundschuh, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, will conduct research for his dissertation in Japan for seven months examining the topic Tense, Aspect, and Modality in the Creation of Narrative Structure in Japanese Kundokugo Buddhist Texts.
  • Ashlee Dauphinais, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, will conduct her dissertation research in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for 12 months studying Linguistic Practices among Women with Turner Syndrome in Brazil.
  • Katherine Fitzgerald, Department of Comparative Studies, will conduct her dissertation research in China for six months investigating No Pure Lands: The Contemporary Buddhism of Tibetan Lay Women.
  • Barbara Y. Roth, Department of Political Science, will conduct research in Bosnia and Herzegovina for 12 months examining the Settlement Social Norms and Conflict Migration in Bosnia.
  • Nathan Young, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, will conduct research in Turkey for six months investigating Modernization’s Other: Nostalgia for Village Life in Turkey.

Across all disciplines nationwide, 100 Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowships were awarded.

For more details about Ohio State’s 2018 Fulbright-Hays fellows and their research, visit the Office of International Affairs website.