Santander Universities/Fordham Ethics and Society Scholarship
Previous Scholarship Recipients
Scholarship recipients enroll in Ethics and Society courses and participate in a broad range of the Center for Ethics Education events, including sponsored lectures, faculty ethics seminars, and other Center events. Below is a list of the 2012 Santander Universities/Fordham Ethics and Society Scholarship recipients.
EDUARDO PASSOS | Theories and Applications in Contemporary Ethics Intensive Workshop | Spring 2012
Eduardo Passos travelled from Florianopolis, Brazil to New York for one week to attend our three-day intensive workshop Theories and Applications in Contemporary Ethics. Mr. Passos has completed a master’s degree in Political Science and International Relations from Instituto de Estudos Políticos da Universidade Católica Portuguesa in Portugal and bachelors of science degree in economics from Federal University of Santa Catarina in Brazil and is currently applying to doctoral programs to study political philosophy. Mr. Passos is an impressive student who, in addition to his bachelor’s in economics and a master’s in political science, has studied and attended conferences all over the world and is in the process of publishing his master’s thesis into a book. Complimenting Mr. Passos’ background and interests, the Theories and Applications in Contemporary Ethics features a cross-disciplinary faculty who present foundations and applications to ethical and moral questions of contemporary social importance. Mr. Passos’s particular political philosophy interests match well with those of Center for Ethics Education affiliated faculty Dr. Nicholas Tampio (political science), who mentored his final paper for the intensive workshop.
MOSIDI CHARMAINE THOKOANE | HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute | Summer 2012
Charmaine Thokoane travelled from Capetown, South Africa to attend the Center for Ethics Education’s HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute in July, 2012. Ms. Thokoane is currently a project coordinator at the University of Pretoria’s Centre for the Study of AIDS and brings a wealth of experience in conducting international HIV/AIDS research in a region hardest hit by the epidemic. In addition to managing research on HIV/AIDS throughout Africa, Ms. Thokoane conducts trainings on HIV/AIDS, gender, pre and post-test HIV counselling, stigma and discrimination, and sex and sexuality. Ms. Thokoane participated in institute lectures and activities, had opportunities to individually meet and interact with our distinguished faculty throughout the ten-day institute, and gained valuable knowledge on research ethics that can inform ongoing and future studies at the Centre for the Study of AIDS. Following the institute, Ms. Thokoane joined institute fellows and faculty at the International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C.