Matthew Wilcox (B.S., B.A. ’13), who studied biology and Spanish, will spend his Fulbright year in Peru for an English Teaching Assistantship. Wilcox also plans to learn more about Peruvian culture as well as health and infectious diseases in the region.
Brenda Duverce (B.A. ’13), who studied political science, will travel to Botswana to study male and female sexual behaviors at the University of Botswana. Duverce plans to pursue a career in international affairs.
Megan Echols (B.Arch ’13) will spend a year in Medellin, Colombia, the country’s second largest, studying the role of architecture in the city’s redevelopment. She said the Fulbright experience would position her into a career in international urban planning.
Jon Robert Brown (B.A. ’13), who graduated magna cum laude and studied sports medicine, will spend the upcoming year in Bahrain studying behavioral and cultural factors that may contribute to increased risk of non-communicable diseases. Brown grew up in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, before coming to the United States for high school and college.
Marva Mercedes Dixon (B.A. ’11), who studied philosophy at Howard, was awarded an English Teaching Assistantship in South Africa. In May, Dixon graduated from Arizona State University with a Masters in Secondary Education. She resides in Phoenix where she teaches social studies to seventh graders.