Stur awarded prestigious Fulbright to Study in Vietnam | People
A University of Southern Mississippi history professor has earned a prestigious Fulbright Scholar award to study and teach in Vietnam, enhancing her research on the Southeast Asian nation’s impact on U.S. foreign relations and culture.
Dr. Heather Stur, assistant professor of history and director of Southern Miss’ study abroad program in Vietnam, will be affiliated with the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Saigon through the program. She bested a diverse group of applicants, including those from fields outside of academia, in securing the highly coveted award.
Her application was reviewed by the Fulbright Scholarship Board, which is appointed by the president, and officials with the U.S. State Department and in Vietnam.
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