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Past Recipients

Launched in Fall 2013, the Global Partnership Awards are provided to help Carolina faculty, staff and students sustain and develop partnerships with international institutions, with preference given to proposals that include designated UNC-Chapel Hill strategic or emerging partners.

For more information about application requirements and instructions, please visit the Global Partnership Award page.

Recipients by Year

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*Note: The timeline of travel or activities of recipients may be affected, due to COVID-19.

  • Chad Bryant, Associate Professor, Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: King’s College London (England)
  • Jonathan Jensen, Assistant Professor, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: Loughborough University (England)
  • Katie Lindner, Executive Director, Center for European Studies, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: King’s College London (England)
  • Courtney Rivard, Director, Digital Literacy and Communications Lab, Department of English and Comparative Literature, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen (Germany)
  • Charles Szypszak, Albert Coates Distinguished Professor of Public Law and Government, School of Government
    Partner Institution: Adam Mickiewicz University (Poland)
  • Shai Tamari, Professor of the Practice, Curriculum in Peace, War and Defense, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: Queen’s University Belfast (Northern Ireland)
  • Benjamin Waterhouse, Associate Professor, Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: King’s College London (England)
  • Colin West, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: University Ouaga II (Burkina Faso)
  • Amy Wilson, Associate Professor, School of Social Work
    Partner Institutions: Curtin University, University of Western Australia (Australia)

  • Emily Burrill, Director, African Studies Center, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: University Cheikh Anta Diop (Senegal)
  • Sarah Brotman, Graduate Student, Department of Genetics, School of Medicine
    Partner Institution: King’s College London (England)
  • Mimi Chapman and Lisa Zerden, Professors, School of Social Work
    Partner Institution: University of Gothenburg (Sweden)
  • Sarah Dascanio, Global Engagement Fellow, Eshelman School of Pharmacy
    Partner Institutions: Kamuzu Central Hospital, University of Zambia (Malawi, Zambia)
  • Cori Dauber, Professor, Department of Communication, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: King’s College London (England)
  • Stephen Hooper, Professor, Department of Allied Health Sciences, School of Medicine
    Partner Institution: Malawi College of Health Sciences (Malawi)
  • Michael Kris, Associate Professor, Department of Music, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: King’s College London (England)
  • Nandita Mani, Director, Health Sciences Library
    Partner Institutions: Kamuzu Central Hospital, University of Zambia (Malawi, Zambia)
  • Roger Narayan, Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Medicine/College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: National University of Singapore (Singapore)
  • Kristopher Nicholas, Graduate Student, Department of Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: University San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador)

  • Maia Dedrick, Graduate Student, Curriculum in Archaeology, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institutions: Autonomous University of Yucatán, University of Oriente (Mexico)
  • Tori Ekstrand, Assistant Professor, School of Media and Journalism
    Partner Institution: Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen (Germany)
  • Dorey Glenn, Clinical Instructor, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, School of Medicine
    Partner Institutions: Royal Institute of Health Sciences, Jigme Dorje Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (Bhutan)
  • Lauren Goodman, Graduate Student, Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: University San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador)
  • Erica Johnson, Teaching Associate Professor, Curriculum in Global Studies, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: King’s College London (England)
  • Alan Jones, Professor, Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: University San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador)
  • Priscilla Layne, Assistant Professor, Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen (Germany)
  • Alexandra Lightfoot, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health
    Partner Institution: Tribhuvan University (Nepal)
  • Kristin Papoi, Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Education
    Partner Institution: University San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador)
  • Bryan Reatini, Graduate Student, Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: University San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador)
  • Jack Richman, Professor and Associate Dean for Global Engagement, School of Social Work
    Partner Instiution: Australian Catholic University (Australia)
  • Diego Riveros-Iregui, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: University San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador)
  • Erika Wise, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: King’s College London (England)

  • Hazael Andrew, Assistant Director of First Year Experience, Carolina Housing, Student Affairs
    Partner Institution: University of the West Indies at St. Augustine (Trinidad)
  • Cemil Aydin, Associate Professor, Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: University of Tokyo (Japan)
  • Silvana Barros, Associate Professor, Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry
    Partner Institution: Qingdao Stomatological Hospital (China)
  • Marc Callahan, Assistant Professor, Department of Music, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: King’s College London (England)
  • Gregory Copenhaver, Professor, Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: Fudan University (China)
  • Amanda Corbett, Clinical Associate Professor and Associate Director of Global Engagement, Eshelman School of Pharmacy
    Partner Institutions: Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Fudan University, Beijing Royal Integrative Medicine Hospital (China)
  • Benjamin Foster, Graduate Student, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Gillings School of Global Public Health
    Partner Institutions: Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen, University of Stüttgart (Germany)
  • Joseph Megel, Senior Lecturer and Artist in Residence, Department of Communication, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: King’s College London (England)
  • Ross Simpson, Professor, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine
    Partner Institution: University of Auckland (New Zealand)
  • Shai Tamari, Associate Director, Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen (Germany)
  • Adam Versenyi, Professor and Chair, Department of Dramatic Art, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: King’s College London (England)

  • John Paul Balmonte, Graduate Student, Department of Marine Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: University of Oldenburg (Germany)
  • Phillip Bold, Graduate Student, Department of Philosophy, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: King’s College London (England)
  • Ross Boyce, Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine
    Partner Institution: Mbarara University of Science and Technology (Uganda)
  • Gregory Characklis, Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Gillings School of Global Public Health
    Partner Institution: Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen (Germany)
  • Nora Franceschini, Research Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health
    Partner Institution: University of Sao Paulo (Brazil)
  • Alexandra Hill, Graduate Student, Department of Music, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: King’s College London (England)
  • Suzanne Landi, Graduate Student, Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health
    Partner Institution: University of Auckland (New Zealand)
  • Richard Langston, Associate Professor, Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen (Germany)
  • Benjamin Murphy, Graduate Student, Department of English and Comparative Literature, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: King’s College London (England)
  • Justin Myers, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine
    Partner Institutions: University of Nairobi, Kenyatta National Hospital (Kenya)
  • Lindsay Taillie, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health
    Partner Institution: University of Chile (Chile)
  • Gabriel Trop, Assistant Professor, Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institutions: Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen (Germany), University of Zürich (Switzerland)
  • Jonathan Weiler, Senior Lecturer, Curriculum in Global Studies, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: King’s College London (England)
  • Courtney Wood, Lecturer, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Gillings School of Global Public Health
    Partner Institution: Federal University of Bahia (Brazil)

  • Barbara Anderson, Associate Director, and Michael Lambert, Director, African Studies Center, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institutions: Malawi Ministries of Education and Health, University of Malawi (Malawi)
  • Claudio Battaglini, Associate Professor, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: University Center of Brasília (Brazil)
  • Diane Berry, Associate Professor, School of Nursing
    Partner Institution: Autonomous University of Tamaulipas (Mexico)
  • Jacqueline Burgette, Graduate Student, Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health; and Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry
    Partner Institution: University San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador)
  • Noel Bynum, International Student and Scholar Advisor, International Student and Scholar Services
    Partner Institution: National University of Singapore (Singapore)
  • Yuri Fedoriw, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, School of Medicine
    Partner Institution: Kamuzu Central Hospital (Malawi)
  • Juliane Hammer, Associate Professor and Kenan Rifai Scholar of Islamic Studies, Department of Religious Studies, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: University of Bremen (Germany)
  • Eric Hodges, Associate Professor, School of Nursing
    Partner Institution: Jönköping University (Sweden)
  • Lauren Lu, Associate Professor, Kenan-Flagler Business School
    Partner Institution: Tsinghua University (China)
  • Leslie McAbee, Graduate Student, Department of English and Comparative Literature, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: King’s College London (England)
  • Avery Paxton: Graduate Student, Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: Albanian Center for Marine Research (Albania)
  • Luiz Pimenta, Clinical Professor, Department of Dental Ecology, School of Dentistry
    Partner Institutions: Qingdao Stomatological Hospital and Beijing University (China)
  • Barry Saunders: Associate Professor, Department of Social Medicine, School of Medicine
    Partner Institution: King’s College London (England)

  • Marc Alperin, Associate Professor, Department of Marine Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: Aarhus University (Denmark)
  • Sylvia Becker-Dreps, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine
    Partner Institution: University of Nicaragua (Nicaragua)
  • Trude Bennett, Associate Professor, Department of Maternal and Child Health, Gillings School of Public Health
    Partner Institutions: Hanoi School of Public Health, Vietnam Public Health Association (Vietnam)
  • Laura Garlock, Graduate Student, School of Social Work
    Partner Institution: University San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador)
  • Marie-Josephe “M.J.” Horner, Graduate Student, Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Public Health
    Partner Institutions: Tidziwe Center, Kamuzu Central Hospital (Malawi)
  • Anna Jalowska, Graduate Student, Department of Marine Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: Federal University of Pará (Brazil)
  • Richard Langston, Associate Professor, Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: King’s College London (England)
  • John McGowan, Ruel Tyson Distinguished Professor, Department of English and Comparative Literature, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: University of Trento (Italy)
  • Jongbae Park, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine
    Partner Institution: National University of Singapore (Singapore)
  • Susan Pennybacker, Chalmers W. Poston Distinguished Professor of European History, Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institution: King’s College London (England)
  • Steven Rosefielde, Professor, Department of Economics, College of Arts and Sciences
    Partner Institutions: Kyoto University, Hitotsubashi University (Japan)
  • Marcela Smid, Fellow and Clinical Instructor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine
    Partner Institution: University Teaching Hospital (Zambia)
  • David Steeb, Global Engagement Fellow, Office of Entrepreneurial Development and Global Engagement, Eshelman School of Pharmacy
    Partner Institution: The State University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Nicolae Testemitanu” (Moldova)
  • Joseph Tucker, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine
    Partner Institution: King’s College London (England)