FULBRIGHT VISITING RESEARCH CHAIR AT VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY (F IELD

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					                                     FULBRIGHT VISITING RESEARCH CHAIR AT
                                     VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY (FIELD OPEN)


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS             Resident in an appropriate academic department or centre within the College
• ESTABLISHED SCHOLAR OR             of Letters and Science, the Fulbright Visiting Research Chair will conduct
    JUNIOR SCHOLAR WITH              research, develop partnerships, and guest lecture at the graduate or
    PROMISING RESEARCH RECORD
                                     undergraduate level. In addition, the Visiting Research Chair will have
• EXPERTISE IN ONE OF THE
    IDENTIFIED AREAS OF   RESEARCH
                                     opportunities to deliver public lectures, give seminar presentations,
• CANADIAN CITIZENSHIP               participate in conferences and related research, and otherwise contribute to
• PROFICIENCY IN ENGLISH             the intellectual life of Vanderbilt University.
HOST COLLEGE                         Vanderbilt actively promotes research and teaching that crosses disciplines
                                     and departments, through a multitude of centers and institutes. The Fulbright
• LETTERS AND SCIENCE
                                     Visiting Chair may choose to work with one of these organizations to
BENEFITS                             develop personal and professional networks, access important resources, and
• US$25,000 FOR ONE SEMESTER         further academic pursuit.
    (4.5 MONTHS)
•   HEALTH INSURANCE                 Situated just five minutes from downtown Nashville, Vanderbilt University
•   VISA SERVICES                    is a centre for scholarly research, informed and creative teaching, and service
•   ON-CAMPUS SUPPORT                to the community and society at large. Vanderbilt upholds the highest
•   ASSISTANCE WITH HOUSING          standards to be a leader in the quest for and dissemination of knowledge, and
    SEARCH
• FULBRIGHT ENRICHMENT
                                     the creative experimentation of ideas and concepts.
    OPPORTUNITIES
                                     For further information, please consult the following website:
                                     www.vanderbilt.edu




DEADLINE :                                                  Blake Brown, an Assistant Professor in the department of history at
                                                              St. Mary’s University in Halifax, is the first to hold the Fulbright
NOVEMBER 15, 2007                                                                               Chair at Vanderbilt University.
FOR AWARDS TO BE TAKEN
UP SEPTEMBER 2008 OR                                           He will examine the historical divergence in the level of firearm
JANUARY 2009                                                regulation in Canada and the United States. The results will form a
                                                            key component of his current work on firearm regulation in Canada
APPLICATION FORM
                                                           from 1867 to 2000. This larger project traces the changing legal and
AVAILABLE ON-LINE AT:
                                                             institutional means of regulating firearms, and explains changes to
                                            the formal law by evaluating the development of Canadians’ attitudes towards guns.
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