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Vietnam and Thailand - 2002

group in vietnamDr. Uliana Gabara led a group of nine faculty members on a three-week seminar to Vietnam and Thailand. The seminar was preceded by several weeks of personal research and on-campus presentations, including a lecture by historian Dr. George C. Herring, Alumni Professor of History at the University of Kentucky.

One of the highlights for participants was joining Lady Praneet Vacaharaphol at a dinner in their honor in Thailand. Lady Praneet is executive director of Thai Rath, a newspaper with a circulation of over one million. She also directs a charitable foundation that has built over 100 schools for needy school children.

Program Participants

Ernest Bolt, Jr.

Department of History

Tom Cosse

Robins School of Business

Laura Elizabeth Crawford

Department of Psychology

Uliana Gabara

Office of International Education

Abner Linwood Holton, III

Department of History

Robert Schmidt

Department of Economics

Gary Shapiro

Department of Philsophy

Michael Spear

Department of Journalism

Sydney Watts

Department of History

Richard Wright

Robins School of Business