Elizabeth Dunn, CU-Boulder associate professor of geography and international affairs, put her Fulbright grant to a surprising, study-altering use. Dunn originally planned to visit the country of Georgia in August of 2008 to study food safety and export; however a war changed all of that.
Russian troops not only invaded Georgia, but also the village where Dunn intended to study. The food plantation had been damaged by aerial bombardment. When she and her 6-year-old son finally made it into the country in January of 2009, her plans for the study changed.
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