Cottrell lecturing in Japan
by MBJ Staff
Published: December 14,2009
Stephen Cottrell, assistant director of the Office of International Services at Mississippi State University and a J. William Fulbright Senior Specialist Scholar at the University of Nagasaki, is spending the month of December representing the United States and the university in Japan. In addition to leading lectures, he is participating in seminars on cultural geography’s role in international higher education program development.
In 2007, he made a similar visit to Northern Thailand and Cambodia as part of the Fulbright program.
Cottrell holds a Mississippi State doctorate in education and currently is completing a master’s degree in geosciences at the university. He joined the MSU staff in 1994 as the international student adviser, and has taught part-time in the geosciences department for more than a decade.
Previously, Cottrell received a bachelor’s degree in cultural geography from the University of South Alabama and a master’s in linguistics from the University of Northern Iowa.
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