Five UNM researchers selected as Fulbright Scholars

May 11, 2020 - Kiyoko Simmons

Three current Ph.D. students and two recent graduates from UNM have been selected for the prestigious Fulbright Awards this year. The 2020 awardees from The University of New Mexico are Carter Barnwell, Laura Steele, Martin Watkins, Jacqueline Hirsh Greene and Emmalee Johnston.

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program was established by Senator William Fulbright in 1946 and is the largest U.S. exchange program offering opportunities for students and young professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching and primary and secondary school teaching worldwide.

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Carter Barnwell | History Research | Spain
Carter Barnwell is a fifth year graduate student at UNM, specializing in Modern European History and twentieth century Spain. His research interests center on European political culture during the Interwar era, and he has been researching anti-fascist discourse as a unifying signifier for disparate political groups in the 1930s. Barwell employs cultural and spatial theory to explore spaces and places of visual, verbal and physical contestation during the Second Spanish Republic and Civil War. 

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