September 13, 2021

Fulbright Jordan Welcomes New U.S. Fulbright Scholars

In the month of September, Fulbright Jordan welcomed two Fulbright Scholars to start their research and lecturing awards in our newest cohort of 2021.

After more than a year of no American grantees due to the global pandemic, the first week of September was a special one at Fulbright Jordan as we welcome our newest American Scholars starting their Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awards in Jordan. The American Programs team organized and held a 3-day orientation program to support and prepare the grantees for their time in Jordan with the start of their respective awards. The orientation included many sessions that included ones about Jordanian culture, safety and security, as well as a time to meet with American Fulbright Alumni to share their experience.

Prof. Kleven (right) and Prof. Dizard (left) standing in front of the Fulbright House in Amman

Meet and read a bit about our newest U.S. Scholar Cohort for 2021:

Prof. Terence Kleven: Prof. Kleven is a faculty member at The Department of Philosophy and Religion at Central College in the State of Iowa. He was awarded The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Research Award to Jordan, and is hosted by The University of Jordan in Amman to conduct his Fulbright research.

Prof. Jesse Dizard: Prof. Dizard is a faculty member at the Department of Anthropology at California State University-Chico in the State of California. He was awarded The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Lecturing Award to Jordan where he will be a lecturer at Yarmouk University in the city of Irbid.

Welcome, and "Ahlan wa Sahlan" Prof. Kleven and Prof. Dizard!

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