Samer Alatout receives Fulbright award

alatout-2014Samer Alatout, associate professor in the community and environmental sociology department, is among six UW-Madison faculty who were selected this year to receive awards from the Council for International Exchange of Scholars Fulbright Scholar Program, as described in this UW-Madison news release.

The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. Since its inception in 1946, the Fulbright Program has provided more than 360,000 participants with the opportunity to exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns. Over 1,100 U.S. college and university faculty and administrators, professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers and independent scholars are awarded Fulbright grants to teach and conduct research annually.