Organized by the Iceland-US Fulbright Commission in cooperation with the US State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
Introductory Remarks:
  • Mary E. Kirk, Director, Office of Academic Exchange Programs Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Core US Visiting Scholars / Fellows:
  • Rebecca Pincus, Distinguished Visiting Professor of Maritime Studies, Center for Arctic Study and Policy (US Coast Guard Academy); Fulbright-MFA Arctic Scholar: Politics and Power in the Arctic.
  • Robert Patrick Wheelersburg, Professor of Anthropology, Elizabethtown College; Fulbright-NSF Arctic research scholar: Modelling Sustainable Natural Resource Use in the Arctic to Aid Policy Formation.
  • Jerilynn Jackson, PhD student, University of Oregon; Fulbright-NSF Arctic research fellow: Narrating Glacier loss: Iceland. 
Fulbright Arctic Initiative Lead Scholars: 
  • Mike Sfraga, Vice Chancellor, University of Alaska Fairbanks; Professor of Arctic Policy
  • Ross Virginia, Director, Institute of Arctic Studies, Myers Professor of Environmental Science, Dartmouth College
Fulbright Arctic Initiative Water Group Scholars:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
  • Niels Vestergaard, Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental and Business Economics University of Southern Denmark
Fulbright Arctic Initiative Energy Group Scholars:
  • Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv, Professor of Poltical Science, University of Tromsø
  • Bjarni Magnússon, Assistant Professor of Law, Reykjavik University Fulbright Arctic Initiative Health and Infrastructure 
Group Scholars:
  • Anne Hansen, Associate Professor, The Danish Center for Environmental Assessment, Aalborg University
  • Susan Chatwood, Executive and Scientific Director, Institute for Circumpolar Health Research; Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of PublicHealth, University of Toronto
  • Gwen Holdmann, Director, Alaska Center for Energy
  • Belinda Theriault, Executive Director, Iceland-US Fulbright Commission

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