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University of Washington School of Law
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

2011-06-10

Professor Beth Rivin Receives 2011-2012 Fulbright Senior Scholar Award

SEATTLE – June 10, 2011 The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FSB) announced the selection of Professor Beth Rivin as a Fulbright Scholar for 2011-2012 in Indonesia. She will be hosted by Gadjah Mada University in Jogjakarta and will work at five other universities in Indonesia, including the University of Indonesia. Her focus will be teaching and capacity building in medical school bioethics education using multidisciplinary approaches.

Last year Professor Rivin presented at the 18th World Congress on Medicine and Law, “The Convention on the Rights of the Child: Promoting Human Rights in Indonesian Madrasah”, Zagreb, Croatia. She also has a forthcoming publication titled “Convention on the Rights of the Child: Promoting Human Rights in Islamic Day Schools in Indonesia.”