Fulbright East Asia Pacific Regional Travel Program Update – Dr Robert Sterken

Fulbright Senior Scholar to Myanmar, Dr Robert Sterken (The University of Texas at Tyler/Yangon University) delivered a special presentation on the U.S. Presidential election process at the U.S. Embassy Bangkok via the Fulbright East Asia Pacific Regional Travel Program.

The seminar was attended by Her Royal Highness, Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, U.S. Ambassador to Thailand, Mr Glyn Davies and a group of military cadets from the Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy (CRMA).


Dr Sterken delivers his talk at the U.S. Embassy, Bangkok

Following Dr Sterken’s lecture, Her Royal Highness and the CRMA group joined Ambassador Davies at his residence for a special luncheon prepared by the Conrad Hotel and Top Chef All Stars winner Richard Blais.

The Fulbright East Asia & Pacific Regional Travel Program, funded by the East Asia Pacific Fulbright Office at ECA, offers local institutions, posts and commissions the opportunity to benefit from the academic and professional expertise of Fulbright Senior Scholars in another country within the East Asia & Pacific region (Australia, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, Fiji, Hong Kong/Macau, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nauru, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Vietnam). Visiting Fulbright Senior Scholars may wish to present lectures, present graduate or faculty seminars, undertake curriculum advising, public lectures and/or panel presentations.

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