Three Faculty Members Receive Fulbright Grants

Prestigious grants fund research in agribusiness, student exchange and meteor scenario.

Three professors at Texas Tech University recently received faculty Fulbright U.S. Scholar grants.

Sankar Chatterjee, Horn Professor of Paleontology and Curator at the Museum of Texas Tech University; Rich Rice, associate professor of English; and Conrad Lyford, associate professor of agricultural and applied economics; are Texas Tech’s recipients for 2014-2015.

The three join approximately 800 other U.S. faculty and professional recipients to lecture and conduct research in 140 countries around the world.

“These three Fulbright recipients reflect the high level of research and teaching our faculty engage in daily at Texas Tech University,” said Texas Tech President M. Duane Nellis. “Through their research, Drs. Chatterjee, Rice, and Lyford are elevating Texas Tech as one of the emerging national research institutions.”