Vaccaro, professor of art and art history at UT Arlington, has been appointed
to serve on the national screening committee for U.S. Student Fulbright
applications to Italy.
an expert on Italian Renaissance art, is one of just three members, representing
different disciplines and fields, who will serve on the committee.
am honored to accept the invitation to be a member of the national screening committee,”
Vaccaro said. “The process of facilitating such experiences for young scholars
and strengthening the connection between the United States and Italy is truly
exciting for me.”
joined UT Arlington in 1994. She was appointed to the Society of Fellows at the
American Academy in Rome in 2000. She is the recipient of
Fulbright awards at the graduate (1986, declined), doctoral (1990-91) and
post-doctoral (1998) levels.
earned her bachelor’s degree in 1986 from Williams College in Massachusetts.
She holds a master of arts, master of philosophy and doctoral degree in Italian
Renaissance Art from Columbia University in New York.
U.S. Sen. J. William Fulbright of Arkansas founded the
Fulbright Program in 1946 to offer highly competitive, merit-based grants for
international educational exchange for students, scholars, teachers,
professionals, scientists and artists. One of the most prestigious
awards programs worldwide, and operating in over 155 countries, the program was
established to increase mutual understanding between the people of the U.S. and
other countries through the exchange of persons, knowledge and skills.
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