UIC Business Fulbrights
Jenny Hoobler, associate professor of management, was awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant for her project, "The Impact of Race and Gender on the Career Progress of South Africans." She traveled to South Africa for 11 months and conducted her research in collaboration with Professor Stella Nkomo from the University of Pretoria and worked with post-graduate students on their research. Her research focused on how changes in post-apartheid South Africa have affected career progress for women and nonwhites in organizations.
Anthony (Tony) Pagano, associate professor of management, was awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach courses in international business, logistics and supply chain management at Santa Maria La Antigua University in Panama City, Panama, in the spring of 2010. He assisted in the development of a curriculum for the university. Additionally, he performed research in the area of pricing of transportation services for the Panama Canal Authority.
Mary Beth Watson-Manheim, associate professor of information and decision sciences, was selected for the Fulbright Scholar Program in India during the fall 2009 semester. She studied the influence of local conditions on performance in the global IT workplace in Bangalore. She also taught a seminar on global virtual work for MBA students attending the India Institute of Management Bangalore.