CSU, Chico Graduate Student Receives Fulbright Award

Date: 04-24-2013

Sarah Langford
Public Affairs

California State University, Chico graduate student Anna Rushton has received a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Award for 2013-1204, becoming the first CSU, Chico student to win the grant.

Rushton, who is pursuing her master’s in anthropology, received a Fulbright Study/Research Grant and will spend nine months in Rwanda studying the integration of a group known as “Potters” into contemporary Rwandan society. She plans to use her research as the basis of her thesis and an ethnographic documentary film created through CSU, Chico’s Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology.

The complete release is available on the CSU, Chico News website.