February 23, 2012
Communication Professor Mara Adelman received a Fulbright Specialist award and will join the Department of Communication at the University of Mekelle in northern Ethiopia. The Fulbright Specialist Program links American academics with colleagues at host institutions overseas for short-term collaborative projects. Adelman will work with faculty and students for 6 weeks and present workshops and seminars, consult, and collaborate on community outreach activities. The university is home to 23,000 students. Adelman received her Ph.D. from the University of Washington. She joined the Arts and Sciences faculty in the Department of Communication in 1994. Her research and scholarship focus on cross-cultural communication, cross-cultural adaptation, and interpersonal and organizational social interaction. The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college in Seattle University. The Communication Department offers specializations in digital communication, digital production, journalism, strategic communications, international/intercultural communication, and media studies.
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