For almost half a century the Fulbright Education Exchange program has given American and foreign students and scholars transnational educational experiences in every country in the world. The Fulbright Difference brings together twenty-seven of these participants, along with ten foreign alumni, in a collective effort to stimulate greater awareness of the depth of the Fulbright achievement. Fulbright scholars show how the benefits of their participation extend well beyond their foreign study. Following an earlier volume of testimonials by program participants. The Fulbright Experience, this second volume explores issues of importance for historians of society, politics, culture, Intellect, and diplomacy, as well as administrators of the Fulbright program and policymakers in all nations. The collective portrait Is a hard look at the overseas experience and Its implications for public policy.
About the Author
Richard T. Arndt served as president of the Fulbright Association from 1990 to 1992. He is the author of numerous articles In such books as A Review of Canadian Studies in the United States, Unofficial Diplomacy at Work, Projecting America, U.S.-Iran Relations: Tensions and Mutual Interests, and The Theory and Practice of International Relations. David Lee Rubin is professor of French at the University of Virginia, editor of the early modern studies annual Continuum, as well as author of Higher Hidden Order, The Knot of Artifice, and A Pact With Silence. He has held both Fulbright and Guggenheim Fellowships.