Fifteen Villanova students were awarded Fulbright Grants this year, of whom four are Political Science majors.
Nicholas Azulay (’18 CLAS), of Millburn, N.J., will graduate this spring with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and minors in Peace & Justice and English. Azulay spent summer 2017 studying in the Czech Republic, where he will return as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant. Upon completion of his Fulbright year, he intends to pursue a career in the field of international development.
Lily Haddad (’18 CLAS), of Boyertown, Pa., will graduate this spring with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Arab & Islamic Studies, with a minor in Arabic Language & Culture. Haddad spent summer 2016 in Morocco, where she studied and interned with a NGO. She will use her Fulbright Research award to return to Morocco to complete a project titled, “Non-Formal Education and Combatting School Attrition in Morocco.”
Aida Mohajeri (’17 CLAS), of Paoli, Pa., graduated in December 2016 with a degree in Arab & Islamic Studies and Political Science, as well as Arabic Language and Culture, Peace & Justice, and Honors minors. She will use her Fulbright award to research the implementation of laws for students with different abilities in the United Arab Emirates. Mohajeri will pursue graduate study in Middle Eastern Policy and International Education—with a focus on Special Education—upon her return to the U.S.
Milan Smoak-Booker (’18 CLAS), of Washington, D.C., will graduate this spring with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a minor in SociologyShe will use her Fulbright award to teach English in South Korea. Upon completion of her Fulbright year, Smoak-Booker intends to pursue a career in education policy.
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