December 2010 Graduate Receives Fulbright Teaching Assistantship

Michelle Hull

Michelle Hull, a December 2010 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, has received a Fulbright Teaching Assistantship.

Hull, an Honors Scholar from Cincinnati who earned a bachelor’s degree in international economics with a perfect 4.0 GPA, will teach English, literature and American studies, at a to-be-determined site in Germany beginning this fall. She will remain in Germany through June 2012.

“I hope to improve my German language skills,” Hull said, “as well as have the opportunity to travel around Europe and teach young people about the American culture.”

In addition to her participation in EKU’s nationally recognized Honors Program, Hull also tutored students in economics, was a tutor for student-athletes, and was a research assistant for Dr. Frank O’Connor in EKU’s Department of Economics.

“Michelle was an excellent student,” O’Connor said. “She did excellent work both as a tutor and as a research assistant. Her Honors thesis involved an insightful analysis of trends in fertility in the advanced economies, and she presented a paper based on her research at the Kentucky Economic Association in September.”

The 2007 graduate of Walnut Hills High School in Cincinnati plans to attend graduate school when she returns from Germany.

Published on April 28, 2011