Nadya Zimmerman, Fulbright Program Advisor
Nadya Zimmerman is a published scholar of radical American cultural history, a classical musician, a prison educator, and a Humanities professor in Matteo Ricci Institute at Seattle University. She received her PhD in American Cultural History/Musicology from UCLA and published a book, Counterculture Kaleidoscope, with the University of Michigan Press in 2009.
In 2011, Nadya was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to Cyprus for which she was a Professor and Scholar in American Studies, taught courses at two universities, and was the creator and director of an island-wide classical chamber music program. She currently teaches courses at Seattle University in the field of American cultural history, and supports University Beyond Bars (UBB) and Freedom Education Project Puget Sound (FEPPS)—organizations providing higher education for incarcerated students—by teaching courses in mathematics, Humanities, musicology, and American Studies. Nadya is also a primary organizer of Rubicon Foundation, a nonprofit organization devoted to transformative experiences in community.