Penn Global is excited to congratulate the following 2011/2012 Global Engagement Fund Award Recipients:

Student Activities and Courses

  • Michael Knoll (Law), research seminar on contemporary Islamic finance
  • Carol Muller (SAS), expansion of study abroad program in Grahamstown, South Africa
  • Monroe Price (ASC), seminar on methods of monitoring and evaluation in international development

Research Projects and Collaborations

  • Linda Aiken (SON), collaboration with Katholieke Universiteit Leuven on the impact of nursing on patient outcomes in sixteen countries
  • Charles Branas (PSOM), expansion of Penn's engagement in Guatemala
  • Alison Buttenheim (SON), research on the use of incentives to increase participation in Chagas disease control programs
  • Femida Handy (SP2), research on philanthropy in India
  • Michael Levy (PSOM), collaboration with Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia and Peru Ministry of Health on control of Chagas disease in Arequipa, Peru
  • Rahul Mangharam (SEAS), collaboration with NIIT University in India on design and development of new machine-to-machine communication protocols
  • Daniel Raff (Wharton), research on the history of the Beijing housing market, 1644-1948


  • David Galligan (VET), Food Security in a Rapidly Urbanizing World
  • Cherie Kagan (SEAS), Controlling Matter at the Nanoscale
  • Richard Leventhal (SAS), Evaluating the Past, Present, and Future of UNESCO's Cultural Policy Program

Distinguished Visiting Scholars

  • Daud Ali (SAS), hosting Prof. R.V.S. Sundaram, from the University of Mysore, to teach Indian language and literature
  • James Ferguson (VET), hosting Profs. Yao Junhu and Jun Luo, from Northwest A&F University, and Prof. Y. Ramana Reddy, from the College of Veterinary Science in Hyderabad, to work with faculty in the Center for Animal Health and Productivity on methods of sustainable ruminant production
  • John Jackson (ASC/SAS), hosting Prof. Tudor Parfitt, from the University of London, a leading interdisciplinary scholar of Africana, African, and Jewish Studies
  • Charlie Johnson (SAS), hosting Prof. Yung Woo Park, from Seoul National University, an expert in nano-bio hybrid structures 
    • penn law global research seminar
    • penn law global research seminar
    • India Innovation Conference Keynote Speaker, Chanda Kochhar
    • India Innovation Conference Keynote Speaker, Chanda Kochhar
    • Photo Credit: ICICI Bank
    • lauder institute global south conference
    • lauder institute global south conference
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  • 2018 Timeline

    Call for Proposals:
    February 5, 2018

    Proposals Due:
    April 20, 2018

    Awardees Notified:
    June 2018