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The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to “increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.” With this goal as a starting point, the Fulbright Program has provided almost 300,000 participants—chosen for their academic merit and leadership potential — with the opportunity to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns.
Merrick Faculty Fulbright scholars
There are currently six School of Business faculty who have participated in the Fulbright Scholars Program.
Learn more about them by clicking through their profiles.
Veena AdlakaHa, Ph.D.
Veena Adlakha is a professor emertia of operations management. She worked on her Fulbright grant from 1999-2000.
Anil Aggarwal, Ph.D.
Anil Aggarwal is a professor of information systems.
Seema Iyer, Ph.D.
Seema Iyer, Ph.D., former Associate Director of the Jacob France Institute and Research Assistant Professor She was the 2017 Fulbright-Nehru Fellow in Bangalore, India. She has expertise in urban planning and uses open data sources to guide her research into how to make economic impacts in the community. Dr. Iyer accepted a position in 2022 as the Senior Director, The Hive, USA for UNHCR
David Lingelbach, Ph.D.
David Lingelbach is a professor of management. He conducted his Fulbright research in 2019 on Making Sense of Entrepreneurship in a Transition in Burma (Myanmar) at the Yangon University of Economics. He was also selected to serve as a Fulbright Specialist at Universidad Nacional de Colombia. He will be helping them to design and implement a university-centered entrepreneurial ecosystem both in Bogota and at their satellite campus in Manizales.
Tigi Mersha, Ph.D.
Tigi Mersha is a professor of management. He conducted his Fulbright research in 2010 on social enterprise and service quality in Ethiopia.
Christine Nielsen, D.B.A.
Christine Nielsen is professor emerita of international business and strategy. She was the 2007 Fulbright-SyCip Distinguished Lecturer in the Philippines, the first woman to receive this Award.
Ven Sriram, Ph.D.
Ven Sriram is a professor of marketing. He has been a Fulbright Scholar in Nepal and Turkey