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Jantz Receives 2018-2019 Fulbright Award to Vietnam
Dr. Paul Jantz, has been awarded a 10-month Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program grant to Vietnam from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Dr. Jantz will be living in Hanoi, Vietnam from mid-July 2018 through mid-July 2019 and he will return to Texas State University in mid-August 2019. Starting September 2018, Dr. Jantz will be presenting lectures on brain anatomy and function at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities -Vietnam National University (USSH-VNU) and presenting half-day and full-day workshops on the biomechanics and sequela of traumatic brain injury to university faculty, mental health agencies, and schools throughout Hanoi. He will also be consulting with faculty at USSH-VNU as they develop a graduate level school psychology training program. Dr. Jantz is one of over 1,200 U.S. citizens who will teach, conduct research, and provide expertise abroad for the 2018-2019 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program. Recipients of Fulbright awards are selected on the basis of academic and professional achievement as well as record of service and demonstrated leadership in their respective fields.The Fulbright Program, which aims to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries, is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government.
As a grantee, Dr. Jantz will join the ranks of distinguished participants in the Program. Fulbright alumni have become heads of state, judges, ambassadors, cabinet ministers, CEOs, and university presidents, as well as leading journalists, artists, scientists, and teachers. They include 59 Nobel Laureates, 82 Pulitzer Prize winners, 71 MacArthur Fellows, 16 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients, and thousands of leaders across the private, public and non-profit sectors. Since its inception in 1946, more than 380,000 “Fulbrighters” have participated in the Program.
The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program is administered by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars.
For further information about the Fulbright Program of the U.S. Department of State, please visit http://eca.state.gov/fulbrightor contact the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Press Office by telephone 202-632-6452 or email ECCA-Press@state.egov.
The role of neuroimaging in the school-based assessment of children with traumatic brain injury (TBI), increasing educator awareness of TBI, evaluating the efficacy of school-based TBI interventions, and improving service delivery for students who have sustained a TBI. How brain networks contribute to understanding violent acts in children and adults.