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.