Professors named Fulbright Scholars
Recipients are selected on the basis of academic or professional achievement and demonstrated leadership potential in their fields.
Princeton NJ -- Two Princeton faculty members have received Fulbright Scholar grants to conduct research abroad this year.
John Borneman, professor of anthropology, and Liam Brockey, assistant professor of history, are among the 800 U.S. faculty and professionals lecturing or conducting research in 140 countries. Recipients are selected on the basis of academic or professional achievement and demonstrated leadership potential in their fields.
Borneman is lecturing and conducting research on an anthropology of secularism at the University of Aleppo in Syria. The title of his project is ''Secularism in Syria and the United States.''
Brockey is studying ''Missionary Culture in Early Modern Italy and the Portuguese Empire'' at the European University Institute in Florence. His research deals primarily with the Society of Jesus in Portugal and its empire.