Regional Highlights

 

 

Overview


The United States is linked to the countries of the Western Hemisphere by physical proximity, shared values, and vast cultural, commercial and demographic ties. Through decades of collaboration and partnership, Western Hemisphere nations have built strong networks that facilitate the efficient movement of knowledge, ideas and technology throughout the region.

 

StoryMap
Click through to view quotes, successful projects, and scholar stories from throughout the region.

Featured Awards

 

 

 

Award 11448-MX

Award 11461-UY

Award 11477-MC

Resources and Contact us

CIES offers a series of resources providing detailed information on many aspects of the Fulbright Scholar Program opportunities. Depending on your interests, you can find a wealth of answers to your specific questions in our upcoming and archived webinars.

  • Webinars 
    The Fulbright Scholar Program hosts frequent webinars about Fulbright awards, the application process, programs offered and more. Sessions are archived weekly.
     
  • Past Fulbright recipients in Western Hemisphere
    Stephen Charbonneau, Canada, 2012-2013
    Leah Gerber, Ecuador, 2017-2018
    Allison Karpyn, Bahamas, 2016-2017
    Corinna Campbell, Suriname, 2013-2014
    Stephen Liu Chuen, Brazil, 2014-2015
    David Baluarte, Argentina, 2016-2017
    Jennifer Lee, Mexico, 2017-2018
  • Complete information on past Fulbright recipients in Western Hemisphere can be found in the Scholar Directory.
     
  • Presentation and Workshop Schedule - CIES program staff continue to visit university and college campuses countrywide, as well as participate in a range of conferences in the sciences. Please check the schedule to find out when program staff will be at an event near you. If you are interested in having CIES staff visit your campus and speak with department faculty about opportunities in your field, contact us at [email protected].

Contact Us

To learn more about the Fulbright U.S. Scholar opportunities in the Western Hemisphere region, please contact our regional team at [email protected] or the Catalog of Awards

 

Bridging Action Research and Citizen Science in the Monitoring of Mercury Contamination in Settings of Illegal Gold Mining, Colombia

Scholar Information
Title
Associate Professor
Institution
Grant Information
Scholar type
Non-U.S. (Visiting) Scholar
Grant Activity Type
Research
Program
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program
Program Country
Project Title
Bridging Action Research and Citizen Science in the Monitoring of Mercury Contamination in Settings of Illegal Gold Mining, Colombia
Academic Year
Start Date
End Date
Flex
No
Specialization
Natural Res Mnmgt & Policy
Host Host Department City Country Faculty Associate
Clemson University Clemson United States Diana Vanegas

Evaluation the Ability of the Vaccine Candidate Strain 16MvjbR of B. Melitensis to Invade and Colonize Placental Trophoblasts

Scholar Information
Title
Principal Scientist
Grant Information
Scholar type
Non-U.S. (Visiting) Scholar
Grant Activity Type
Research
Program
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program
Program Country
Project Title
Evaluation the Ability of the Vaccine Candidate Strain 16MvjbR of B. Melitensis to Invade and Colonize Placental Trophoblasts
Academic Year
Start Date
End Date
Flex
No
Discipline
Specialization
Vet Microbiology & Immunobiolo
Host Host Department City Country Faculty Associate
Texas A&M University - College Station Department of Molecular & Cellular Medicine College Station United States Angela Arenas

Scope of High Performance Plant Phenotyping

Scholar Information
Title
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Grant Information
Scholar type
Non-U.S. (Visiting) Scholar
Grant Activity Type
Research
Program
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program
Program Country
Project Title
Scope of High Performance Plant Phenotyping
Academic Year
Start Date
End Date
Flex
No
Discipline
Specialization
Pharmacy
Host Host Department City Country Faculty Associate
Arkansas State University State University United States Argelia Lorence

Initial Public Offerings and Firm Internationalization

Scholar Information
Title
Chair and Professor
Department
Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Operations
School
School of Business
Grant Information
Scholar type
U.S. Scholar
Grant Activity Type
Research
Program
Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program
Program Country
Award Title
10423-CA|Fulbright Canada Distinguished Research Chairs at Carleton University
Project Title
Initial Public Offerings and Firm Internationalization
Academic Year
Start Date
End Date
Flex
No
Discipline
Specialization
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial St
Host City Country
Carleton University Ottawa Canada

Witnessing Black Women's Traumas and Healing: How Ritual and Creativity-Based Activism Heals (Post)War Traumas in the Chontaduro Cultural House in Cali, Colombia (1986 -2021)

Scholar Information
Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Department of Latin American and Latino Studies and Department of Africana Studies
School
College of Arts and Humanities
Grant Information
Scholar type
U.S. Scholar
Grant Activity Type
Lecturer, Research
Program
Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program
Program Country
Award Title
10434-CO|All Disciplines
Project Title
Witnessing Black Women's Traumas and Healing: How Ritual and Creativity-Based Activism Heals (Post)War Traumas in the Chontaduro Cultural House in Cali, Colombia (1986 -2021)
Academic Year
Start Date
End Date
Flex
No
Discipline
Specialization
Interdiscip Studies
Host City Country
Icesi University Cali Colombia

Smart Microgrids in Remote and Rural Communities for Energy Security in the Arctic

Scholar Information
Title
Assistant Professor
Grant Information
Scholar type
Non-U.S. (Visiting) Scholar
Grant Activity Type
Research
Program
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program
Program Country
Country Name During Grant
Canada
Project Title
Smart Microgrids in Remote and Rural Communities for Energy Security in the Arctic
Academic Year
Start Date
End Date
Flex
No
Discipline
Specialization
Solar And Wind Energy
Host Host Department City Country Faculty Associate
University of Alaska-Fairbanks Fairbanks United States Gwen Holdmann

The Architecture of Indigenous Traditional Medicine, Healing, and Wellness; The Design of Health and Wellness Facilities For Indigenous Traditional Medicine and Healing

Scholar Information
Title
Architect
Grant Information
Scholar type
Non-U.S. (Visiting) Scholar
Grant Activity Type
Research
Program
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program
Program Country
Country Name During Grant
Canada
Project Title
The Architecture of Indigenous Traditional Medicine, Healing, and Wellness; The Design of Health and Wellness Facilities For Indigenous Traditional Medicine and Healing
Academic Year
Start Date
End Date
Flex
No
Discipline
Specialization
Design

Northern and Indigenous Team Networks addressing Health and Infrastructure

Scholar Information
Title
Associate Professor
Grant Information
Scholar type
Non-U.S. (Visiting) Scholar
Grant Activity Type
Research
Program
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program
Program Country
Country Name During Grant
Canada
Project Title
Northern and Indigenous Team Networks addressing Health and Infrastructure
Academic Year
Start Date
End Date
Flex
No
Discipline
Specialization
Governance
Host Host Department City Country Faculty Associate
University of Alaska Anchorage Institute of Social and Economic Researc Anchorage United States Ralph Townsend

Additive Manufacturing of Bioinspired Fracture Tolerant Structural Materials

Scholar Information
Title
Professor
Institution
Grant Information
Scholar type
Non-U.S. (Visiting) Scholar
Grant Activity Type
Research
Program
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program
Program Country
Country Name During Grant
Colombia
Project Title
Additive Manufacturing of Bioinspired Fracture Tolerant Structural Materials
Academic Year
Start Date
End Date
Flex
No
Discipline
Specialization
Materials Engineering
Host Host Department City Country Faculty Associate
University of Washington Seattle United States

The Role of Depressive Symptoms on the Association Between Recreational Areas and Physical Activity

Scholar Information
Title
Assistant Professor
Grant Information
Scholar type
Non-U.S. (Visiting) Scholar
Grant Activity Type
Research
Program
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program
Program Country
Country Name During Grant
Mexico
Project Title
The Role of Depressive Symptoms on the Association Between Recreational Areas and Physical Activity
Academic Year
Start Date
End Date
Flex
No
Discipline
Specialization
Nutrition
Host Host Department City Country Faculty Associate
CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy New York United States Terry Huang