Professor Elliot Fratkin was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to spend a year teaching at Hawassa University in Ethiopia. Fratkin, whose anthropology research focuses on “life and social change among nomadic pastoralists“, previously taught as a U.S. Fulbright Scholar at the University of Asmara, Eritrea in 2003.
Smith College has a strong history of success with the Fulbright Program. In addition to Fratkin’s Fulbright Scholarship, 19 recent Smith grads were Fulbright Fellowships this year.
For more information on Professor Fratkin’s research and upcoming travel to Ethiopia, read the Grécourt Gate.