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Tricia Richards-Service

Ms Tricia Richards-Service is a graduate of Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (Bachelor of science in communications/journalism) and the University of Scranton (master of science degree in healthcare administration). She completed master’s-level coursework in communication arts at Marywood University, where she is a doctoral candidate in human development/health promotion at Marywood University. As a Fulbright-Schuman awardee…

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Kevin O’Hare

Kevin O’Hare is a PhD Candidate at the University of Oregon in the field of Political Science. He will be based at University College Dublin as a visiting scholar focusing on national responses to troika-imposed austerity in Ireland.

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Sean O’Rourke

Mr Sean O’Rourke is a graduate of College of the Holy Cross with a degree in English Literature.  He will be attending University College Cork to complete a master’s degree in Irish Writing and Film, researching the facilitation of conversation in colonial Irish literature.

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Susan Sharfstein

Dr Susan Sharfstein is an Associate Professor of Nanobioscience at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Albany, New York. The focus of her research is on biotechnology and mammalian cell bioprocessing. During her Fulbright Award she will collaborate with the National Institute for Cellular Biotechnology at DCU on proteomic studies of antibody-producing Chinese hamster ovary cells.

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Vidya Venkatesh

Ms Vidya Venkatesh is a graduate of Williams College where she received a BA Mathematics and a BA in Philosophy. For her Fulbright Award she will take a Master’s degree in Philosophy at University College Dublin. Her research will explore critical perspectives on Irish modernist literature in counterpoint with contemporary movements in the philosophy of…

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Jasmine Throckmorton

Ms Jasmine Throckmorton is a graduate of the University of Chicago, where she studied modern novels and creative writing. Her studies have been indispensable this past year for her teaching position at a classical charter high school. On her Fulbright Award she will pursue a Masters degree in creative writing (poetry) at University College Cork.

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Jason Scott Smith

Professor Jason Scott Smith, is a Professor of History at University of New Mexico. As a Fulbright Scholar to University College Dublin, he will hold the Mary Ball Washington Chair in American History. His teaching and research focus on the history of capitalism.

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Jonathan Todres

Professor Jonathan Todres is Professor of Law at Georgia State University College of Law, where his research focuses on children’s rights issues. Based at University College Cork during his Fulbright Award, he will conduct research on human rights education for children, focusing on rights discourses in children’s literature and other spaces children inhabit.

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Kathleen Manning

Professor Kathleen Manning taught in the Higher Education and Student Affairs graduate program at the University of Vermont for 25 years prior to her retirement in 2014. Her professional interests include social justice, international higher education, leadership, and organizational theory. During her Fulbright at UCC, she will present seminars and workshops on resilience in global…

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