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

Jennifer Sessions
Department of History 
Office hours: via email 
Office phone: 353-2199 
Email: jennifer-sessions@uiowa.edu 
Research interests: History/humanities and social sciences, Western Europe, Maghreb, Africa 

Bill Reisinger 
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

Michaela Hoenicke-Moore 
Department: Department of History 
Office hours: Tuesday 11 :00-12:30; Thursday 12:00-1 :30; 310 Schaeffer Hall
Office phone: 335-2295 
Email: michaela-hoenicke-moore@uiowa.edu 
Research interests: international relations/US foreign policy, Germany, Europe; transatlantic relations; former Fulbright student awardee 

Richard (Ty) Priest
Departments of History and Geography
Office hours: Tuesday 10:00-12:00; Wednesday 1 :00-2:00; and by appointment; 113 Schaeffer Hall
Office phone: 335-2096 
Email: tyler-priest@uiowa.edu 
Research interests: Brazil; Latin America