The applicant may be a natural or social scientist, artist, political leader, or practitioner. Areas of research/expertise might include (but are not limited) to the following: indigenous governance; adaptation of northern communities to environmental and social change, security issues (e.g. health issues, food sovereignty, education, culture and language); northern economies; processes that are controlling the physical and biogeochemical changes in the Arctic, such as the impact of the state of the atmosphere and the ocean on sea-ice distributions and land ice melt; impact of physical changes on marine ecosystems, changes in biodiversity; and the changing transportation pathways in the Arctic Ocean.

The Arctic Studies chair will spend Winter or Spring Quarter 2014 in residence at the University of Washington. S/he will teach a 3-credit seminar course as part of the new Arctic Studies minor, provide the annual Fulbright public lecture, and otherwise contribute to and participate in the intellectual life of the University and the Future of Ice initiative.

US $25,000 for winter or spring quarter
Health benefit plan
Fulbright enrichment opportunities
access to world class university and facilities
access to prestigious worldwide network of leaders

Office of Global Affairs
Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, College of Arts and Sciences
Division of Social Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences
College of the Environment

I would encourage you to take a look at our website ( for comprehensive information on all of our programs, including the application process and direct contact information for the program officer responsible for each program. If I can do anything further to assist your colleagues in accessing Fulbright Canada opportunities, please let me know!

I hope you consider this opportunity. Please feel free to forward this to colleagues that you feel may be interested.

For more information please contact:
Brad Hector
Program Officer, Fulbright Canada
2015-350 Albert Street, Ottawa, ON K1R 1A4
tel: 613-688-5511

University of Washington contact:
Nadine Fabbi, Associate Director
Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies
University of Washington, Seattle
206-543-6269 /
2006-12 U.W. Canada-US Fulbright Chair -