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University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
Fax: (301) 405-9385
Lucinda Fleeson is the director of the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program at the University of Maryland, where she also teaches writing in the College of Journalism.
She is an award-winning journalist. Recent articles have appeared in Mother Jones, Chicago Magazine, the American Journalism Review and the Washington Post. She was a staff writer at The Philadelphia Inquirer for 15 years, where she covered a wide range of issues, and specialized in in-depth reporting.
She has trained professional journalists in Eastern and Central Europe, the Balkans, Africa and Latin America. Her training manual for teaching investigative reporting in developing democracies is published by the International Center for Journalists, in 18 languages.
She was awarded a Knight International Press Fellowship and a McGee Press Fellowship for Southern Africa. She was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University and is a graduate of the School of Public Communication at Boston University.
Telephone: (301) 405-2415
Serap D. Rada is the Deputy Director of the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program at the University of Maryland. Previously, Serap was the Director of Global Communities, a living-learning program on campus dedicated to enhancing inter-cultural communication. She also taught in the Department of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland and worked as a private consultant before joining the Humphrey Program. She conducted research as a Fulbright Fellow in Istanbul, Turkey, and as a National Science Foundation Fellow in South Korea. Her dissertation is titled "State Intervention in the Economy: Institutional Aspects of Incentive Regimes in Turkey and South Korea." Serap speaks Turkish and Spanish.
Telephone: (301) 405-2513