University of Iowa

UI Faculty Fulbright Mentors

As a University of Iowa student or alum, you have access to many resources for your Fulbright application.

In addition to Fulbright Program Advisor Karen Wachsmuth, who manages the Fulbright U.S. Student Program campus process, there are faculty members who have agreed to serve as UI Fulbright Faculty Mentors for students. They are available to advise you on issues related to your application process, from helping you select a country to working on the fine points of your essays. 

Please contact them in order to set up an appointment.

Kathleen Newman
Department: Department of Cinematic Arts 
Office hours: Tuesday 3:30-4:40 W209 AJB (Phone: 335-2821); Wednesday 1:30-3:30 414 Phillips Hall (Phone: 335-1823) 
Email: kathleen-newman@uiowa.edu
Research interests: Latin American, Chicano, Spanish, & World Cinemas; narrative, feminist, & literary theory; Latin American studies; globalization; transnational culture

Bill Reisinger 
Department:
Department of Political Science 
Office hours: Tuesday 9:30-10:30 and 2:00-3:00, Thursday 9:30-10:30; 317 Schaeffer Hall
Office phone: 335-2351 
Email: william-reisinger@uiowa.edu
Research interests: Democratization and authoritarianism in the post-communist countries of Europe and Eurasia - Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, and Uzbekistan. Former Fulbright-Hays recipient to Russia for dissertation research

Christopher Squier
Department: Global Health Studies 
Office hours: by appointment,  1111-3 UCC
Office phone: 335-7388
Email: christopher-squier@uiowa.edu
Research interests: Tobacco control and cessation, with a focus on Central and Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia, ongoing training grants from National Institutes of Health 

Michael E. Moore
Department: Department of History 
Office hours: Tuesday-Thursday 3:30-5:00; by appointment;15 Schaeffer Hall
Office phone: 335-2095 
Email: michael-e-moore@uiowa.edu 
Research interests: Medieval and European history