Winter Term 2014
The Office of International Education is already busy preparing for Winter Term 2014 participants. Each January, students have the opportunity to travel to an off-campus destination and spend Winter Term in a course designed and led by Eckerd faculty. Below is a list of programs available for 2014.
Bahamas: Field Archeology led by Allan Meyers, chair and professor of anthropology
California: San Diego Zoo (psychology) led by Lauren Highfill, assistant professor of psychology
Cameroon: A Peace Corps Experience led by Olivier Debure, director of international student services
Cuba: Service-Learning led by Brian MacHarg, director of service-learning
Ecuador (Cuenca): Spanish Language Immersion led by Nancy DiBella, visiting assistant professor of Spanish
Ecuador: Galapagos Islands led by David Duncan, visiting assistant professor of marine science
France (Paris): French Language Immersion led by Ashley Scheu, assistant professor of French
Honduras (Roatan): Tropical Marine Environments led by Bruce Barber, visiting assistant professor of marine science
Italy (Florence): Italian Language Immersion led by Antonio Melchor, assistant professor of Italian and Spanish
Japan (Tokyo): Japanese Language Immersion led by Eileen Mikals-Adachi, associate professor of Japanese
London: Art History led by David Gliem, associate professor of art history
London: Management led by Frank Hamilton, associate professor of management
Malawi: Service-Learning led by Rev. Doug McMahon, chaplain and director of campus ministries
Micronesia: Cultural and Natural Environments led by Joel Thompson, associate professor of marine science and geosciences
Morocco: Arabic Language Immersion led by Abdullah Lux, visiting assistant professor of Arabic
New Mexico: Ghost Ranch; faculty leader TBA
Nicaragua: Service-Learning led by Jeannine Lessmann, assistant professor of biology and marine science
Peru: Biodiversity of Peru led by Alison Ormsby, associate professor of environmental studies
Sacred Byzantium: Ancient Religions and Civilizations led by Bruce Foltz, professor of philosophy
South Africa: Cultural and Natural Environments of the World led by Gregg Brooks, professor of marine science and geosciences
Southeast Asia: Management led by Ed Grasso, professor of decision sciences
Spain (Madrid): Spanish Language Immersion led by Yolanda Molina-Gavilan, professor of Spanish
Utah: Sundance Film Festival led by Nathan Andersen, associate professor of philosophy
Cleo Warner '15, environmental studies major, took this Winter Term 2013 contest-winning photo during the Contemporary Buddhist Activism course in Thailand.
Additional Study Abroad Opportunities
London Study Centre (Spring 2014)
Faculty Leader: Zachary Dobbins, assistant professor of rhetoric
Geneva and International Organization
Faculty Leader: Bill Felice, professor of political science
London: Ancient Britain
Faculty Leader: Allan Meyers, chair and professor of anthropology
To learn more about Study Abroad opportunities for your Eckerd student, please contact the Office of International Education.
In addition to Study Abroad programs, on-campus offerings are available during Winter Term. Application dates, program costs and travel grants (if available) will be announced on or about August 15.
Important Passport Information
Students should check their passports if planning to participate in a Winter Term trip. Please note: If a student's passport expires prior to August 1, 2014, he or she must apply for a new one.
Students should do this as soon as possible to ensure their documents are in order for program applications.