Tom Crawford, associate professor in the East Carolina University Department of Geography, has been awarded a 2012-2013 Fulbright Scholar grant to conduct research.
Crawford will spend the spring semester in the Department of Geography and Environment at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland conducting research on the impacts of urban spatial form on greenhouse gas emissions. His project began Feb. 1.
Crawford is one of the 1,200 U.S. faculty and professionals who will travel abroad through the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program in 2012-2013.
The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. The program is one of the most widely recognized and prestigious international exchange programs in the U.S.