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Fulbright Forum on Education, Innovation, Science, and Art provides a unique opportunity to hear about the research and projects that the current U.S. Fulbright scholars, teachers, and graduate students are doing in Finland. The sessions are held online on Zoom and they are open to the public.

Program for the Fulbright Forum 2023: Education, Innovation, Science, and Art

Thursday, March 2 at 17:00-18:45

Interdisciplinary Session

Time speaker fulbright project title
17:05-17:25 David Witwer, Fulbright Bicentennial Chair in American Studies Searching for Jimmy Hoffa: The Continuing Mystery of America’s Most Notorious Union Leader
17:30-17:50 Stephanie Davidson-Mendez, Fulbright-University of Jyväskylä Graduate Award Completing a master’s degree in Language, Globalization and Intercultural Communication
Break    
18:00-18:20 Jean Kjellstrand, Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Parental Incarceration: Finding Solutions to Support Incarcerated Parents and Their Children
18:25-18:45 Irina Wang, Fulbright U.S. Fellow Completing a master's degree in Co-Designed Artefacts: Visualizing Indigenous Perspectives on Arctic Climate Change

Thursday, March 9 at 17:00-18:45

Environmental and Health Sciences

time speaker fulbright project title
17:05-17:25 Casey Paulson, Fulbright-LUT University Graduate Award Completing a master's degree in Sustainability Science and Solution
17:30-17:50 Adam Taylor, Fulbright-Saastamoinen Foundation Grant in Health and Environmental Sciences Carbon Smart Forestry: Going Global
Break    
18:00-18:20 Neetika Rastogi, Fulbright-University of Helsinki Graduate Award Completing a master's degree in Effect of Drug-Induced Plasticity in the Adult Brain on Memory and Behavior
18:25-18:45 Anita Wagner, Fulbright-Tampere University Scholar Award New Drug Approvals: Building International Collaborations to Inform National Decisions  

Tuesday, March 14 at 17:00-18:45

Education

time speaker fulbright project title
17:05-17:25 Christina Biddle, Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Research Multidisciplinary Learning: Understanding Humanity and the World’s Interdependence
17:30-17:50 Nanette Voss, Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Research Less Is More: Increasing Rigor and Engagement Without Creating Teacher or Student Burnout
Break    
18:00-18:20 Fallon Abel, Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Research Teaching Adolescents Social-Emotional Skills Through Phenomena-Based Learning and Flexible Pathways
18:25-18:45 Mikayla Patella-Buckley, Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Research Supporting Female Students and Students of Color in Science: Best Pedagogies From Finnish Classrooms

Thursday, March 30 at 17:00-18:45

Business and Marketing

time speaker fulbright project title
17:05-17:25 Maureen Mascha, Fulbright-University of Vaasa Scholar Award Can Data Visualization and/or an Audit Opinion Mitigate the Effects of Greenwashing on Risk attitude, Firm Perception, and Intent to Invest?
17:25-17:45 David Duncombe, Fulbright-Haaga-Helia Scholar Award Teaching Marketing and Collaborate in Faculty-Led Projects
Break    
17:55-18:15 Mick Jackowski, Fulbright-Haaga-Helia Scholar Award Listen to My Face: Building Biometrics Into Virtual Sales Education

Tuesday, April 4 at 17:00-18:45

Education and Civic Engagement

time speaker fulbright project title
17:05-17:25 Sylvia Gale, Mid-Career Professional Development Program From 'Volunteer' to 'Peer': Learning from a Finnish Model for Community Empowerment
17:30-17:50 Samuel Abrams, Fulbright-University of Turku Scholar Award Vocational Schooling in Finland
Break    
18:00-18:20 Timothy Sowa, Fulbright-Tampere University Graduate Award Completing a master's degree in Sustainable Digital Education: The Future of Technology and Learning
18:25-18:45 Abigail Smiles, Fulbright-Tampere University Graduate Award Completing a master's degree in Teaching, Learning, and Media Education

Thursday, April 13 at 17:00-18:15

Engineering and Computer Sciences

time speaker fulbright project title
17:05-17:25 Nicholas Zdroy, Fulbright-Aalto University Graduate Award Completing a master's degree in Mechanical Engineering
17:25-17:45 Erica West, Fulbright-LUT University Graduate Award Completing a master's degree in Data-Centric Engineering
Break    
17:55-18:15 Allen Malony, Fulbright-Nokia Distinguished Chair in Information and Communications Technologies At the Dawn of Exascale: Delivering High-Performance Computing for Scientific Discovery

Tuesday, April 18 at 17:00-18:45

Business and Supply Chain Management

time speaker fulbright project title
17:05-17:25 Peter Amicucci, Fulbright-LUT University Graduate Award Completing master's degree in Sustainable Supply Chains in Tourism
17:30-17:50 Claire Agee, Fulbright-LUT University Graduate Award Completing a master's degree in Supply Management
Break    
18:00-18:20 Lisa Ellram, Fulbright-Hanken Distinguished Chair in Business and Economics Logistics, Packaging and the Circular Economy
18:25-18:45 Ramesh Sharda, Fulbright-Aalto University Distinguished  Chair Collaboration in Analytics Program Development and Health Analytics Research

Thursday, April 27 at 17:00-18:45

Engineering and Technology

time speaker fulbright project title
17:05-17:25 Joseph Zinno, Fulbright-LUT University Graduate Award Completing a master’s degree in Industrial Design Engineering
17:30-17:50 Kash Barker, Seeking Solutions for Global Challenges Award Managing Long-Term and Equitable Reassignment of Climate-Driven Refugees
Break    
18:00-18:20 William Collins, Fulbright-VTT Award in Science, Technology and Innovation Fracture Behavior of Materials Used in Energy and Transportation Infrastructure
18:25-18:45 Jie Zhang, Fulbright-VTT Award in Science, Technology and Innovation Integrated Thermal-Electric Energy Systems Management: Renewables, Hydrogen, and District Heating 
CV Catalog of the 2022-23 U.S. Fulbright Finland Grantees

See the programs of previous Fulbright Forum Seminars.