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Past Faculty Led Programs Abroad

2013
Bangladesh
Climate Change/Sustainable Development in Bangladesh
Study trip and Spring Semester course with Dr. Mohsin Hashim, Political Science Department  and Dr. Jack Gambino, Political Science Department.

Botswana
Public Health and Social Justice in Botswana
Study trip and Spring Semester course with Dr. Chrys Chronin, Biology Department and Dr. Kim Gallon, History Department.

Costa Rica
Environmental and Cultural Conservation in Costa Rica
Study trip and Spring Semester course with Dr. Rich Niesenbaum, Biology Department and Professor Joe Elliott, History Department.

Greece
Homeric Epic and Greek History
Study trip and Spring Semester course with Dr. Randy Helm, President-Muhlenberg College.
Trip included 10 days of site visits and fieldwork in Greece.

Italy
Writing Identity Abroad
Study trip and Spring Semester course with Dr. Linda Bips, Psychology Department and Professor Linda Miller, English Department.

Spain
Diversity in Spain
Study trip and Spring Semester course with Professor Sharon Albert, Religion Department and Dr.Cathy Ouellette, History Department.

2012
Ghana
History, Memory, and Performance in Ghana
Study trip and Spring Semester course with Dr. Jim Peck, Theatre and Dance Department and Dr. Kim Gallon, History Department.

Turkey
Making/Modern Turkey
Study trip and Spring Semester course with Dr. Brian Mello, Political Science Department and Dr. Mark Stein, History Department.

2011
Bangladesh
Climate Change and Sustainable Development in Bangladesh
Study trip and Spring Semester course with Dr. Jack Gambino and Dr. Mohsin Hashim-Political Science Department
Trips to ecologically vulnerable regions across Bangladesh, including a 3-4 day boat trip to the coastal belt areas and the Sundarbans. Meetings with vulnerable group members in villages and with experts on sustainable development.

China
Study trip and Spring Semester course with Dr. Jeremy Teissere - Neuroscience and Professor Emmons - Art Department
Past offerings of the course have visited sites in Beijing, Xian, and Shanghai

Costa Rica
Muhlenberg College Interdisciplinary Study in Costa Rica
Spring Courses Combined with Two Weeks of Travel,
Service and Research in Costa Rica with Dr. Rich Niesenbaum - Biology Department and Dr. Elliott - Art Department
Study of the area’s ecological diversity; political, cultural and social issues; research skills

China
Pear River Delta/China
Study trip and Fall semester course with Dr. Christopher Herrick-Political Science Department.

2010
Costa Rica
Muhlenberg College Interdisciplinary Study in Costa Rica
Spring Courses Combined with Two Weeks of Travel,
Service and Research in Costa Rica with Dr. Rich Niesenbaum - Biology Department and Dr. Elliott - Art Department
Study of the area’s ecological diversity; political, cultural and social issues; research skills

Turkey
The Making of Modern Turkey: From Empire to Nation
Study trip and spring Semester course with Dr. Brian Mello - Political Science Department and Dr. Mark Stein - History Department
Site visits include: Topkapi and Dolmabahçe Palaces; mosques; the Grand Bazaar & the Egyptian Spice Market; Ataturk’s mausoleum; the Turkish Grand National Assembly (parliament); the Aya

2009
China
Study trip and Spring Semester course with Dr. Chi-Sociology/Anthropology Department and Professor Emmons - Art Department
Past offerings of the course have visited sites in Beijing, Xian, and Shanghai

Crossroads of Islam, Judaism and Christianity (two course units credit)
Summer in Ávila Study trip with Professor Sharon Albert-Religion Department. Course taught-Convivencia: Religion and Literature in Spain's Golden Age - R or L perspective AND Dr. Mark Stein-History Department. Course taught-Spain, Islam, and the Mediterranean World - H perspective
Sites included: El Escorial, Morocco, Toledo, LaMancha, Cordoba,Tangiers, Morocco, Kasbah, Medina, Tangiers,Tarifa

Climate Change and Sustainable Development in Bangladesh
Study trip and Spring Semester course with Dr. Jack Gambino and Dr. Mohsin Hashim-Political Science Department
Trips to archeological sites in and around Dhaka including Ahsan Manzil, Old Dhaka, Sonargaon, Savar Monument, Pottery Village in Manikgonj.

Paris, The City of Light (one course unit credit)
Paris in January - Study trip and Spring Semester course with Dr. Donna Bergenstock-Accounting, Business and Economic Department
Sites included: Paris, Versailles, Notre Dame, Champs-Elysée, Arc de Triomphe, Place de la Concorde, Les Invalides, Ecole Militaire, La Tour Eiffel, Sacré Coeur and Montmartre, Chenonceau, Chambord

2008
Rome through the Ages (one course unit credit)
Rome in January - Study trip and Spring Semester course with Professor Gail Eisenberg-Accounting, Business and Economics Department
Sites included: Rome, Sistine Chapel, Jewish Ghetto, Florence, Pompeii, Naples, Tivoli

2007
China
Study trip and Spring Semester course with Dr. Chi - Sociology/Anthropology Department and Professor Vanderwarker
Past offerings of the course have visited sites in Beijing, Xian, and Shanghai