Fulbright Center Grantees 2011-2012

Final list: Fulbright Center Grantees 2011-2012

FINNISH GRANTEES

Click the map and see where our Finnish Fulbrighters are located in the U.S each year.

ASLA-Fulbright Graduate Grant Program

for graduate studies and doctoral dissertation research

Bergström, Jani
Psychology University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio
Carnegie Mellon University
The grant is cost-shared with the University of Eastern Finland

Koivusalo, Anna
History University of Helsinki
University of South Carolina

Lehmuskumpu, Heidi
Arts (Fundraising and Grant Making)
Sibelius Academy New York University
The grant is cost-shared with the Sibelius Academy

Lyytikäinen, Laura
Sociology University of Helsinki
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Mäkelä, Paula
Economics Aalto University, School of Economics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The grant is cost-shared with Aalto University

Ojanperä, Sanna
International Relations
University of Essex
American University

Pajulammi, Henna
Law University of Lapland
University of California, Los Angeles
The grant is cost-shared with the University of Lapland

Raitanen, Erno-Erik
Fine Arts University College for the Creative Arts, Rochester, UK
San Francisco Art Institute

Rantala, Salla
Environmental Sciences University of Helsinki
Harvard University

Salminen, Elina
Archeology
University of Helsinki
University of Michigan

Siltanen, Elina
Literature
University of Turku
State University of New York, Buffalo
The grant is cost-shared with the University of Turku

Uusimäki, Elisa
Theology/Religion
University of Helsinki Yale University
The grant is cost-shared with the University of Helsinki

Total grantees for ASLA-Fulbright Graduate Grant Program: 12

ASLA-Fulbright Pre-Doctoral Research Fellows Program

for doctoral dissertation research

Aaltonen, Mikko
Sociology University of Helsinki
University of Pennsylvania
The grant is cost-shared with the University of Helsinki

Lehto, Lauri
Engineering
University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio
University of Minnesota,Twin Cities
The grant is cost-shared with the University of Eastern Finland

Lehtonen, Eero
Engineering
University of Turku
University of California, Berkeley
The grant is cost-shared with the University of Turku

Luoma, Jukka
Business Administration
Aalto University, School of Economics
University of Virginia
The grant is cost-shared with Aalto University

Nurmi, Johanna
Sociology University of Turku
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
The grant is cost-shared with the University of Turku

Total grantees for ASLA-Fulbright Pre-Doctoral Research Fellows Program: 5

Fulbright-Technology Industries of Finland Grant

for graduate study and post-doctoral research in projects with relevance to the fields represented by the technology industries. Program in cooperation with Teknologiateollisuuden 100-vuotissäätiö.

Lindroos, Jeanette
Engineering
Doctoral student
Aalto University, School of Science and Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Peppanen, Jouni
Energy/Power Engineering
Doctoral student
Berlin University of Technology Georgia Institute of Technology

Turkulainen, Virpi
Business Administration
Post-doctoral researcher
Aalto University, School of Science
Stanford University

Total grantees for Fulbright-Technology Industries of Finland Grant : 3

Fulbright Finnish Language and Culture Teaching Assistant Program (FLTA)

for Finnish teaching and graduate study Program in cooperation with CIMO, the Centre for International Mobility, operating under the Finnish Ministry of Education

Friman, Tuula
Baltic Finnic languages
University of Helsinki
Indiana University

Isohätälä, Jaana
Finnish Language
University of Oulu
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Peltomäki, Anna-Maria
Finnish language
University of Tampere
University of Washington

Tuikkala, Jenni
English Translation Studies
University of Tampere
University of California, Berkeley

Total grantees for Fulbright Finnish Language and Culture Teaching Assistant Program: 4

ASLA-Fulbright Research Grant  for a Junior Scholar Program for post-doctoral research

Axelin, Anna
Nursing Science
University of Turku
University of California, San Francisco
The grant is cost-shared with the University of Turku

Bonsdorff, Mikaela von
Medical Sciences
University of Jyväskylä
National Institute of Aging
The grant is cost-shared with the University of Jyväskylä

Garritzen, Maarit Elise
History
University of Helsinki
Princeton University

Lesch, Hanna
Medical Sciences
University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio
University of California, San Diego
The grant is cost-shared with the University of Eastern Finland

Nordström, Marie
Biology
Åbo Akademi
University of California, San Diego

Total grantees for ASLA-Fulbright Research Grant for a Junior Scholar Program: 5

ASLA-Fulbright Research Grant for a Senior Scholar Program for post-doctoral research

Gullkvist, Benita
Business Administration
Hanken School of Economics
Rutgers University, Newark
The grant is cost-shared with Hanken School of Economics

Total grantees for ASLA-Fulbright Research Grant for a Senior Scholar Program: 1

Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program

for scholars and professionals to lecture at U.S. institutions for one semester or academic year

Hakkarainen, Päivi
Education University of Lapland
Finlandia University

Total grantees for Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program: 1

Mid-Career Professional Development Grant for professional development projects

Lindholm, Terhi
Communications
Kotka Maritime Research Association
California State University, Long Beach

Total grantees for Mid-Career Professional Development Grant: 1

Distinguished Fulbright Awards in Teaching

A semester-long program for primary and secondary level educators

Kast, Elina
Languages, English
Oulu Vocational College
University of Maryland, College Park

Total grantees for Distinguished Fulbright Awards in Teaching Program: 1

Fulbright Center's Undergraduate Grant Program

for undergraduate studies (Funded by the Finland-America Educational Trust Fund)

Huovinen, Kaarina
Communication Studies
HUMAK University of Applied Sciences
Gallaudet University

Juutinen, Jasmin
Illustration
Paasikivi-Opisto
Ringling College of Art and Design

Leivo, Markus
Music: Voice
Vantaa Institute of Music
San Francisco Conservatory of Music

Pöllänen, Iida
Comparative Literature
University of Tampere
University of Oregon

Total grantees for Undergraduate Grant Program for undergraduate studies: 4

Fulbright Center Renewal Grants

for continuing studies after the initial grant year

Haapalainen, Johanna
ASLA-Fulbright Graduate Grant 2010-11
Business
Willamette University

Heikinheimo, Ulriikka
Fulbright Center’s Undergraduate Grant 2010-11
Music
Berklee College of Music

Heinonen, Erkki
ASLA-Fulbright Graduate Grant 2010-11
Psychology
University of Chicago

Karjalainen, Joonas
Fulbright Center’s Undergraduate Grant 2010-11
Environmental engineering
Johns Hopkins University

Lintukangas, Terhi
ASLA-Fulbright Graduate Grant 2009-10
Drama
Pace University

Orre, Ilja
Fulbright Center’s Undergraduate Grant 2008-09
Marketing
College of William and Mary

Säätelä, Elsa
Fulbright Center’s Undergraduate Grant 2009-10
Journalism
CUNY, Baruch College

Välimaa, Jukka
ASLA-Fulbright Graduate Grant 2010-11
International Relations
Georgetown University

Total grantees for Fulbright Center Renewal Grants: 8

AMERICAN GRANTEES

Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Program: Fulbright-Aalto University Distinguished Chair for lecturing and research at the Aalto University

Mumey, Brendan
Montana State University, Bozeman
Computer Science
Enabling Green Networking: A Collaboration with Aalto University Aalto
University 5 months, fall semester
Additionally, Dr. Mumey received an Inter-Country Travel Grant to visit Escuela Politécnica Superior de Gandía, Spain and lecture at the 8th IEEE International Conference.

Total grantees for Fulbright-Aalto University Distinguished Chair Program : 1

Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Program: Fulbright Bicentennial Chair in American Studies for lecturing and research at the University of Helsinki, Department of World Cultures, North American Studies Program

Fry, Earl
Brigham Young University
Political Science
U.S. Foreign Policy "Renaissance" in America: What the United States Can Learn from Other Countries
University of Helsinki, Department of World Cultures
9 months, academic year
Additionally, Dr. Fry has received two Inter-Country Travel Grants to lecture at the University of Warsaw and the Université Sorbonne-Nouvelle Paris 3

Total grantees for Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Program: 1

Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Program: Fulbright-Nokia Distinguished Chair in Information and Communications Technologies for lecturing and research at higher education institutions in Finland

Turk, Matthew
University of California, Santa Barbara
Computer Science
Vision-based interaction for natural human-computer interfaces in mobile environments
University of Oulu, University of Tampere
3 months, fall semester 2011 and summer 2012

Total grantees for Fulbright-Nokia Distinguished Chair in Information and Communications Technologies Program: 1

Core Fulbright Scholar Program for lecturing and research at Finnish higher education institutions

Caniato, Michele
Fitchburg State College
Project: Contemporary Composition and Jazz: the US-Finland Connection
Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Helsinki, Pop and Jazz Program
4 months, fall semester

Commins, Nancy
Fulbright-University of Turku Scholar Award
University of Colorado, Denver Project: Immigrant Education: Preparing the Next Generation of Teachers
University of Turku & Turku Teacher Training School
9 months, academic year

Cvancara, Kristen
Minnesota State University
Project: Investigating Cultural Variations in Use of Sibling Aggression: A Cross-Cultural Study of the United States and Finland
University of Jyväskylä
5 months, spring semester

Dahlhoff, Elizabeth
Santa Clara University
Project: Biochemical Adaptations in Natural Populations; Adaptation to Environmental Stress in Finnish Butterfly Threatened by Climate Change
University of Helsinki
9 months, academic year

Hill, Juniper
University College Cork
Project: Sociocultural Enablers of Musical Creativity; Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Improvisation and Finnish Folk Music
Sibelius Academy 9 months, academic year

Johnson, Sammye
Trinity University
Project: Magazines and American Society; Audience Construction in International Magazines
Aalto University
4 months, fall semester

Pierce, Crispin
University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
Project: Environmental Public Health Perspectives: Comparison of U.S.-Finnish Urban-Rural Levels of Heavy Metals in Children’s Hair
University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio
5 months, spring semester

Sherwood, Paula
Fulbright-Saastamoinen Grant in Health Sciences
University of Pittsburgh Project: Promoting Nursing Science and Evidence Based Practice across the Care Curriculum
University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio
4 months, spring semester

Willson, Kendra
University of California, Los Angeles
Project: Finnish Non-Finite Constructions in Emergent System
University of Turku
9 months, academic year
Co-funded by University of Turku

Total grantees for Core Fulbright Scholar Program : 9

Mid-Career Professional Development Grant for professional development projects

Helling, John
Mid-Career Professional Development Grant Bloomfield Public Library Project: Finnish National Library Policy as Model for Best Practices in the United States Helsinki City Library 5 months, fall semester Lindquist, Thea Mid-Career Professional Development Grant University of Colorado, Boulder Project: Digital Historical Collections, Geospatial-Temporal Approaches and the Semantic Web Aalto University 4 months, fall semester

Total grantees for Mid-Career Professional Development Grant: 2

Fulbright Graduate Student Grantees for study and research at Finnish higher education institutions

Burgess, Paul
Tulane University Anthropology Project: The Arctic Cultures and Sustainable Growth
University of Lapland

Haskell, John
SOAS, University of London Law
Project: European Cosmopolitanism and Ostensibly Secular Approaches to Global Governance
University of Helsinki, Eric Castren Institute of International Law and Human Rights
Withdrawn (Fulbright grantee on August 30, 2011 - October 21, 2011)

Hoh, Lyndsey
University of Southern California Musicology
Project: Sounds, Symbols and Signification: A Comparative Study of Music Semiotics in Kalevala Music
University of Helsinki

Horns, Richard
Fulbright – University of Helsinki Graduate Award Amherst College Biology
Project: Host-Pathogen Coevolution: The Effect of Space on Resistance Structure
University of Helsinki

Lee, Joan
University of Pennsylvania Education
Project: Intelligent Accountability: The Culture of Educational Assessment in Finland
University of Jyväskylä

Parks, Justin
Fulbright-CIMO grantee
University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Language and Literature
Project: Speaking the Social Self: Democracy, Modernism, and the Transformation of the Lyric Subject
University of Turku

Randolph, Amanda
Baylor University
Medical Sciences
Project: Gerontology Non-Degree Studies
University of Jyväskylä

Robinson, Philip
Fulbright-CIMO grantee
Lois Roth Endowment Awardee
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Interdisciplinary Studies
Project: Sound, Structure, Sensation - The role of architecture in acoustic perception Aalto University School of Science and Technology

Tasse, Amanda
Fulbright-CIMO grantee
Lois Roth Endowment Awardee
University of Southern California
Film Studies
Project: Animated features as abstractions of embodied experience. A neurocinematics view.
Aalto University, School of Art and Design

Tokic, Maja
Washington University in Saint Louis
Art and Architecture
Project: Alvar Aalto’s Civic Architecture and the Finnish National Identity Aalto University School of Science and Technology

Turner, Bradley
The University of Chicago Economics
Project: Economics as Empire: Testing and Appraising Economics Imperialism
University of Helsinki

Weimer, Leasa
Fulbright-CIMO grantee
University of Georgia Education
Project: International Student Market, Academic Capitalism, and Finnish Higher Education
University of Jyväskylä, University of Tampere, University of Helsinki

Total grantees for Fulbright Graduate Student Grantees: 12

IIE Graduate Fellowships for International Study for doctoral dissertation research in the field of humanities (in cooperation with the Fulbright Center)

Beahrs, Robert
University of California, Berkeley
Ethnomusicology
Project: Echoing through the Nine Skies: Epistemologies of Voices in the Transnational Circulation of Tuvan Khöömei Throath-Singing
University of Helsinki
6 months, spring semester

Total grantees for IIE Graduate Fellowships for International Study: 1

Distinguished Fulbright Awards in Teaching A semester-long program for primary and secondary level educators.

Reynolds, Robert
Chicago Public Schools, Instruction Office, Chicago, IL
Project: Building on Best Practices of Mathematics Teaching and Learning
University of Helsinki
6 months, spring semester

Total grantees for Distinguished Fulbright Awards in Teaching Program: 1

Fulbright Specialists Program for short-term lecturing and professional collaboration visits by U.S. faculty and professionals to Finnish universities and universities of applied sciences.

Case, Donald
University of Kentucky, School of Library and Information Science
Library Science
University of Oulu, Department of Information Sciences
Project: Health Information Management and Behavior and research–based education in Information Behavior as a core area of expertise.
October- November 2011

Cheshire, Coye
University of California, Berkeley, School of Information
Information Technology, social psychology and social networks
Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT
Project: Lecturing and teaching at a graduate student research colloquium, building connections with internet researchers in Finland.
June 2012

Davis, Joan
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Department of Dental Hygiene
Public/Global Health, Dental Public Health
Turku University of Applied Arts, Department of Health Care
Project: Lecturing, faculty training and curriculum development in the field of dental hygiene and healthcare, in particular tobacco dependence education.
April-May 2012

Heyne, Linda
Ithaca College, Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies
Public/Global Health, Therapeutic Recreation
HAMK University of Applied Sciences, Research and Development Centre for Wellbeing
Project:  Lecturing and workshops on therapeutic recreation
April-May 2012

Lloyd, Timothy
American Folklore Society, Columbus, Ohio
Anthropology, Folklore Studies and Ethnology
University of Jyväskylä, Department of History and Ethnology (HELA)
Project: Workshops on fundraising and leadership: Writing and evaluating project plans and grant applications.
August 2012

Lottes, Ilsa
University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Education
JAMK University of Applied Sciences, School of Health and Social Studies
Project: Collaboration and lecturing on sexual health education and promotion
April-May 2012

Niles, Spencer
Pennsylvania State University, Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education
Education, Career Development
University of Jyväskylä, Finnish Institute for Educational Research (FIER)
Project: Development of student services and an international cross-disciplinary master’s degree training program for career practitioners.
April-May 2012

Pouyat, Richard
USDA Forest Service, National Program Leader Bioclimatology
Environmental Science
University of Helsinki, Department of Environmental Sciences
Project: Collaboration and lecturing on  urban ecosystem ecology
April-May 2012

Silverman, Marissa
Montclair State University, College of the Arts, Music Education
U.S. Studies – Music
Sibelius Academy, Department of Music Education
Project: Collaboration and lecturing on philosophy of music education
May 2012

Tedick, Diane
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Department of Curriculum and Instruction  
Education, Bilingual and Multicultural Education
University of Vaasa, Centre for Language Immersion and Multilingualism
Project: To establish foundations and processes for an ongoing work on the Journal of Immersion and Content-Based Language Education (JICB), establishing a model for online in-service teacher professional development.
May 2012

Temple, Jacqueline
Portland State University, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Education, Special Teacher Education
University of Jyväskylä, Department of Education
Project: Lecturing on Inclusive Education and Leadership.
March-April 2012

Total grantees for the Fulbright Specialists Program: 11

Inter-Country Travel Grants 

 for one week lecturing visits by U.S. Fulbright scholars based in another country to Finnish universities and universities of applied sciences.
 

  McAllister, Bryant F.
University of Iowa
Biological Sciences
Project: Lecturing on historical and contemporary effects of chromosomal rearrangement in Drosophila Americana
University of Jyväskylä
University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna

Snow, Charles
Pennsylvania State University
Business
Project: Lecturing on Learning by Developing – New Ways to Learn Conference
Laurea University of Applied Sciences

Total grantees for the Inter-country Travel Grant Program: 2

 

TOTAL NUMBER OF GRANTEES

Finnish grantees: 45
American grantees: 41
Total: 86

 

 

The Fulbright Center

The Fulbright Center specializes in cultural exchange between Finland and North America. It awards grants for academic exchanges between Finland and the United States, and advises on study and research opportunities in the United States and Canada.

Fulbright Center is a non-profit organization funded by the Finnish Ministry of Education, the American and Canadian governments, and a Trust Fund founded by the Finnish and U.S. governments. The Fulbright Center is governed by an eight-member Board of Directors, with equal Finnish and American representation. The Finnish members are appointed by the Finnish Ministry of Education and the U.S. members by the American Embassy in Finland. The U.S. Ambassador to Finland serves as the Honorary Chairperson of the Board.

The Fulbright Center awards grants to close to 90 Finnish and American students, academics, and professionals annually.

Further information: Fulbright Center, Hakaniemenranta 6 (5. floor), 00530 Helsinki, +358-9-5494 7400, office@fulbright.fi, www.fulbright.fi