2013-14 Fulbright Recipients

Alicia H. Lazzarini
, Ph.D. student in Geography, will analyze Mozambique’s sugar industry, in particular how women’s increasing roles as sugar wage earners are changing the landscapes of agricultural and industrial production, gendered identities, and socio-economic relations in Xinavane.  Lazzarini received a B.A. in English Literature and Women Studies from the University of Washington in 2005 and a M.A. in Geography from the University of Minnesota in 2012.





Iva Skobic
, M.A. student in English as a Second Language, will spend nine months in Brazil teaching English.  Skobic graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a B.A. in International Studies in 2009.


Vincent M. Wheeler
, Ph.D. student in Mechanical Engineering, is one of fifteen students nationally to receive a Fulbright Grant to Norway.  As the UM Fulbright Exchange Student to the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), he will collaborate with professors on numerical simulation methods in small-scale thermal fluid flows.  Wheeler received a B.A. in Mathematics from St. John’s University in 2009.