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Dr. Vogel Awarded Fulbright Scholar Grant

Dr,Richard Vogel
Dr,Richard Vogel

Mr. George P. LaRosa , Officer-in-Charge at Farmingdale State , is pleased to announce that Huntington Station resident, Dr. Richard Vogel has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant through the Traditional Fulbright Scholar Program. He will be teaching economics in Spring 2007 at the National University of Mongolia, Department of Mathematical Economics in Ulaanbaator. The Traditional Fulbright Scholar Program sends 800 U.S. faculty and professionals abroad each year. Grantees lecture and conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields.

An educator for over ten years, he is Chair of the Department of History, Economics and Politics at Farmingdale State . Dr. Vogel has done extensive research in urban and regional economic development publishing articles on regional growth and economic development in journals such as Review of Radical Political Economics , Pennsylvania Economic Review , Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives , Southwestern Economic Review . and the Journal of Business Strategies . Dr. Vogel's fields of specialization are Urban and Regional Economics & Development Economics, Economics of Latin America and the Caribbean and Cultural Economics.

Earning a PhD in Economics at Florida International University , Dr. Vogel's dissertation was titled "Regional Growth, Structural Change, and Natural Disaster." He earned an MA in Economics at Georgia State University and a BA in Economics at Florida Atlantic University .

The Fulbright Program is sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Under a cooperative agreement with the Bureau, the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) assists in the administration of the Fulbright Scholar Program for faculty and professionals.