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Overseas Faculty Development Seminars

2024 Awardees

Exploring Urban Sustainability through India's Cities

India - American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS)

Judith Anderson

Associate Professor, Ethnic and Race Studies

CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York, NY


Dino Bozonelos 

Professor, Political Science

Victor Valley Community College, Victorville, CA  


Leila Chacko

Director of Public Affairs, The India Center  

University of Central Florida, Orlando FL


Helene Ducros

Faculty, History/Geography  

Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA


Jessica Heppard 

Biology Instructor, Natural and Physical Sciences

Northwest Vista College, San Antonio, TX


Zachary Kovach 

Professor, Physical Sciences

Estrella Mountain Community College, Avondale, AZ


Luz Martin del Campo 

Doctoral Lecturer of Anthropology, Department of Behavioral Sciences

Kingsborough Community College-CUNY, Brooklyn, NY


Moriah McGrath

Teaching Assistant Professor, Urban Studies and Planning

Portland State University, Portland, OR


Bryan Shuler 

Assistant Professor, Humanities

Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, FL


Patricia Szobonya 

Program Director, Legal Studies  

Rockland Community College, Suffern, NY


Anne-Marie Turnage

Instructor & Service- Learning Faculty Associate, History & Philosophy

Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA


Lisa Widdison

Visiting Assistant Professor, Philosophy

St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX 

West Africa and the Diaspora—Continuities and Transformations

Senegal - West African Research Center (WARC)

Habiba Boumlik 

Professor, Education and Language Acquisition  

CUNY LaGuardia Community College, Queens, NY


Carlos Briones 

Professor, Humanities and Philosophy  

Oakton College, Des Plaines, IL


Ricardo Castro-Salazar 

Staff/Administrator, Teaching and Learning Center

Pima Community College, Tucson, AZ


Dania Dwyer 

Professor, Composition and Literary Studies

Austin Community College, Austin, TX


Norma George

Professor, Humanities

Cheyney University, Cheyney, PA


Mary Haight 

Instructor, World Languages

Madison Area Technical College, Madison, WI


Melanie Holmes

Instructor, History  

Howard University, Washington, DC


Sandra Jowers

Staff Administrator, Humanities and Criminology  

University of the District of Columbia Community College, Washington, DC


Lisa Luengo

Instructor, Humanities

Green River College, Auburn, WA


Yaisa Mann

Professor, English  

Langston University, Langston, OK


Dialika Sall

Assistant Professor, Sociology  

Lehman College-CUNY, Bronx, NY


Ashley Sanchez

Instructor, Sociology  

Hawkeye Community College, Waterloo, IA 

Douglas Schultz Jr. 

Professor, Mass Communications  

Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, LA


Elka Stevens

Associate Professor, Art  

Howard University, Washington, DC


Diamond Wilson

Professor, English and Foreign Languages  

Spokane Community College, Spokane, WA 

Climate Change and Public Health: What does Climate Change Mean  for the People of Mongolia? 

Mongolia - American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS)

Shamili Ajgaonkar 

Professor of Biology and Faculty Chair of Global Education STEM,

Biology College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL  


Ashley Carter 

Associate Professor Biological Sciences

California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA  


Sarah Cervone 

Assistant Professor, Humanities

Santa Fe College, Gainesville, FL  


Ryan Chaney

Assistant Professor of Anthropology with Tenure, Behavioral Sciences,

Kingsborough Community College City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY  


Desmond Delk

Associate Professor, Health, Physical Education, and Recreation

Langston University, Langston, OK  


Christine Farias

Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Social Sciences, Human Services & Criminal Justice,

Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York, NY


Khursheed Ichhaporia 

Associate Professor, Biology,

Oakton College, Des Plaines, IL  


David Jennings

Professor, Biological Sciences

Paradise Valley Community College, Phoenix, AZ  

Maria del Carmen Paniagua Quinones

Professor, Mathematics

Ivy Tech Community College, Bloomington, IN  


Erin Seedorf

Associate Professor, Assistant Chair, Department of Health Professions

Metropolitan State University of Denver, Denver, CO  


Nona Shipman

Co-Director, One World One Water Center

Metropolitan State University of Denver, Denver, CO  


Allan Stevens

Professor, Biology

Snow College, Ephraim, UT


Margo Stoddard

Assistant Professor, Natural Sciences

Santa Fe College, Gainesville, FL  


Christopher Tong

Director, Associate Professor, Asian Studies

University of Maryland, Baltimore County, College Park, MD   

Between Political and Climate Change in Southeast Asia

Cambodia - Center for Khmer Studies (CKS) & Inya Institute (INYA)

Azzarina Basarudin

Assistant Professor, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Anthropology & Archaeology,  

California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA  


Jordan Cooper

Staff/Administrator, Nursing, Medical Sciences

St. Louis Community College, St. Louis, MO  


Joseph Donica

Professor, English

Bronx Community College, Bronx, NY  


Andrew Gaber

Instructor, General Studies, College of the Muscogee Nation Okmulgee, OK

Division Chair, Social Sciences and Political Science, Connors State College, Warner, OK  


Tanya Greenfeld

Associate Professor, English (ESL), English as a Second Language

Prince George's Community College, Largo, MD 

Matthew Halcholski

Adjunct Instructor History,

Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA  


Ji-Yong Kim

Assistant Professor, Art and Design

Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg, NJ  


Liberty Peterson

Assistant Professor, Social Science, History  

Snow College, Ephraim, UT  


Colleen Pilgrim

Professor, Psychology,  

Schoolcraft College, Livonia, MI  


Philip Ross

Instructor, English, English

Southeast Community College, Lincoln, NE  


Andre Stevenson

Professor, Health and Human Studies, Sociology & Social Work

Elizabeth City State University, Elizabeth City, NC  


Margaret Taylor

Professor, Behavioral and Social Sciences, Sociology

Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC  


Jason Torreano 

Instructor, Humanities  Bloomfield

College of Montclair State University, Bloomfield, NJ  


Paul Whitaker 

Professor, Biological Sciences

University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, Wausau, WI  

Mexico’s Indigenous Languages and Culture

Mexico - Americas Research Network (ARENET)

English Brooks

Associate Professor, English & Philosophy

Snow College, Ephraim, UT  


Laura Cailloux

Other, Sociology/Ethnic Studies/Community Leadership

Skagit Valley College, Mount Vernon, WA  


Michael Dillon

Professor, World Languages and Cultures

Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA 

Meredith Gibson

Adjunct Instructor, Nursing and Health Sciences

Hudson County Community College, Jersey City, NJ  


Bryan Keene

Associate Professor, Art History and Theatre

Riverside City College, Riverside, CA  


Anita Lemonis

Adjunct Instructor, Transitional Learning for English Language Learners

Whatcom Community College, Bellingham, WA  


Emily Manone

Associate Professor, First Year Seminar

Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ  


Virginia McHugh-Kurtz

Assistant Professor, Biology

Harper College, Palatine, IL  


Joshua Merced

Assistant Professor, Geography, Planning, and Recreation

Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ  


Monique Quintana

Instructor, English

Fresno City College, Fresno, CA  


Fabiola Riobe,

Staff/Administrator, Educational Innovation and Global Programming Kansas City

Kansas Community College, Kansas City, KS  


Anna Sachs

Adjunct Instructor, Arts & Sciences - Languages, linguistics & literature

Kapiolani Community College, Honolulu, HI  


Ahalya Satkunaratnam

Associate Professor, Humanities and Philosophy

Oakton College, Des Plaines, IL  


Victor M. Torres-Velez

Assistant Professor, LAC Unit / Humanities, Hostos CC /  

City University of New York, New York, NY  


Natasha Yannacañedo

Associate Professor, Humanities

Hostos Community College, Bronx, NY 

2023 Awardees

West Africa and the Diaspora - Continuities and Transformations

Senegal - WARA/WARC

Eugene Adams

Director, Collaborative Education

Bronx Community College, NY


Judith Anderson

Associate Professor, Ethnic and Race Studies

CUNY - Borough of Manhattan Community College, NY


Sarah Cervone

Assistant Professor, Humanities

Santa Fe College, FL


Clarissa Davis-Ragland

Professor, Business

Estrella Mountain Community College, AZ


Desmond Delk

Associate Professor, Health, Physical Education, and Recreation

Langston University, OK


Sergio (Paul) Guajardo

Associate Professor, English

University of Houston, TX


Jarrett Landor

Associate Professor, Government and Social Sciences

Southern University and A&M, LA


Aparna Nayak

Professor, French and Francophone Studies

CSU Long Beach, CA


Nellie Pharr-Maletta

Assistant Director, International Student Services

Community College of Baltimore County, MD


Rebecca Portis

Professor, English and Literature

Montgomery College, MD


Sheryl Shook

Assistant Professor, Anatomy and Physiology  

Kapi‘olani Community College, HI


Anthony Smith

Adjunct, Art

Northhampton Community College, PA


Latif Tarik

Assistant Professor, History

Elizabeth City State University, NC


Erica Williams

Associate Professor, Anthropology

Spelman, GA

Exploring Urban Sustainability through India's Cities

India - AIIS

Jill Caporale

Professor, Biology

Northern Virginia Community College, VA


Catherine DuBreck

Adjunct Instructor, Chemistry and Geosciences

Monroe Community College, NY


Christian Griggs

Professor, History

Dalton State College, GA


Anita Harker

Associate Professor, Social Science  

Whatcom Community College, WA


Megan Klein

Professor, Anthropology and Sociology

Oakton Community College, IL


Laura Penman

Professor, Biology

Monroe Community College, NY


Sara Pugach

Professor, History

California State LA, CA


Maria Savva

Associate Professor and Director of International Studies

CUNY LaGuardia, NY


Vivian Shannon-Ramsey

Professor, Social Work

Bowie State University, LA


Nicholas Timmerman

Assistant Professor, History

Langston U Edmond, OK


Elizabeth Ursic

Professor, Religious Studies

Mesa Community College, AZ


Molina Walters

Clinical Professor, Science and Environmental Education

Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College - Arizona State, AZ 

Mexico's Indigenous Languages and Cultures

Mexico - ARENET

Octavio Barajas

Professor, Ethnic Studies

College of the Sequoias, CA


Kenneth Chacon

Professor, English

Fresno City College, CA


Jennifer Fischer

Instructor, Agriculture, Science and Business

The Ohio State University ATI, OH


Margaret Hiebert

Professor, English/International Education

Fresno City College, CA


Jaime Hopkins

Adjunct Instructor, History

University of Hawaii - West Oahu, HI


Natalie Jones

Assistant Professor, Sociology

University of California - Santa Cruz, CA


Deborah Kutenplon

Associate Professor, Nursing

Rhode Island College, RI


Moriah McGrath

Instructor, Urban Studies and Planning

Portland State University, OR


Janet Muniz

Assistant Professor, Sociology

California State University - Long Beach, CA


Alexandra Neves

Professor, Education Western

New Mexico University, NM


Nicole Otero

Assistant Professor, Languages, Linguistics and Literature

University of Hawaii- Kapiolani Community College, HI


José Pérez

Assistant Professor, Human Services

Iowa Wesleyan University, IA


Cassaundra Rodriguez

Assistant Professor, Sociology

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV


Gabriel Winer

Instructor, English for Speakers of Other Languages

Berkeley City College, CA 

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