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12519-RS
Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Award

Distinguished Scholar in Sustainable Development

Russia
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Award Activity

The U.S. Scholar Program to Russia may operate at a limited capacity through the 2021-2022 academic year. We are accepting applications for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Lead an advanced course in sustainable development in English for Russian students and graduate students; give a series of occasional general lectures in English for the wider student body, assisted by an interpreter. Consult with Russian university faculty members on curriculum development and research questions in the area of sustainable development.

The U.S. professor will teach in his/her area of specialization, which could be any area of sustainable development, and will help shape the sustainable development curriculum and teaching standards in Russian education. Teaching duties would equate to one course per semester.

Possible course titles in sustainable development include, but are not limited to:

• International Trade and Sustainable Development; Global Finance and Regulation

• Corporate Governance

• Comparative Urban/ Regional Planning

• Resource Economy

• Economic History: Global Trends in Market Development in the 20th Century

• Politics/ Economics of Sustainable Development

• Indicators and Indices of Development

• Representation and Accountability

• Politics of Nature

• Environmental Security

• Global Public Goods

• Environmental Science and Public Policy

• Energy Law, Policy, and Climate Change

• Governance for Sustainable Development

• Immigration, Racial Change, and Education in the 21st Century Metropolis

• Methods of Teaching in Sustainable Development

• International Sustainable Development Education

• Role of Technology in Sustainable Development

Scholars selected for this grant will be required to attend a mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation in Summer 2022.

Scholars selected for this award will be required to:
  • Advise and/or mentor students
  • Assist in faculty, curriculum, and/or program development
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses designated by the host institution
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses of the applicant’s choosing
Award Length and Period

Four to nine months, depending on needs and interests of host institution.

One-semester grants may begin in September 2022 or late January 2023.

  • Grants starting in September 2022 will be for four months in duration and grants starting in January 2023 will be for four or five months in duration.

Two-semester grants (9 months maximum) must begin in September 2022.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only projects in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
Agriculture
Business
Economics
Environmental Sciences
Law
Political Science
Public Administration
Urban Planning/Studies
Areas of Interest

International Trade and Sustainable Development; Global Finance and Regulation

• Corporate Governance

• Comparative Urban/ Regional Planning

• Resource Economy

• Economic History: Global Trends in Market Development in the 20th Century

• Politics/ Economics of Sustainable Development

• Indicators and Indices of Development

• Representation and Accountability

• Politics of Nature

• Environmental Security

• Global Public Goods

• Environmental Science and Public Policy

• Energy Law, Policy, and Climate Change

• Governance for Sustainable Development

• Immigration, Racial Change, and Education in the 21st Century Metropolis

• Methods of Teaching in Sustainable Development

• International Sustainable Development Education

• Role of Technology in Sustainable Development

Application Deadline
Closed
Activity Type
Teaching
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Teaching includes classroom teaching, as well as giving guest lectures, workshops, and seminars, and engaging in other related activities. Classroom teaching is typically at the undergraduate and graduate level, and courses may be designed by the scholar or prescribed by the host institution and may be taught or co-taught by the scholar. The teaching load varies by award, as well as the host institution. Scholars may also consult on building research capacity, advise graduate students, and assist with thesis advising.

Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Career Profile
Senior Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than 13 years.

Number of Recipients
1
Program Staff
Kimberly Williams
For U.S. Scholar Core Program
Phone: 
202-326-7765

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