Honors: Katherine Hertlein

Katherine Hertlein (Couples and Family Therapy) has been named a Fulbright Scholar. The program director for the School of Medicine’s couple and family therapy program, Hertlein does research examining the effect of technology on human relationships. Her proposed research as a Fulbright Scholar includes collecting survey data on how people use technology in Austria to initiate, maintain, and terminate relationships. The survey will take place at the University of Salzburg and the surrounding area. In addition to her study, she will teach two courses at the university, Technology and Relationships, and Modern Sexology: Biology, Psychology and Behavior.The Fulbright Program, which operates in 160 countries, is an American scholarship program of competitive, merit-based grants for international educational exchange for students, scholars, teachers, professionals, scientists, and artists. Fulbright alumni include 59 Nobel Laureates and 82 Pulitzer Prize winners.

 

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