Date: September 11, 2003
Contact: Carol Connelly,
Director, Media & Communication Services, ext. 5267,
PNC Faculty Member Receives Fulbright Distinction
WESTVILLE – Purdue
University North Central faculty member Dr. Tantatape
Brahmasrene, professor of economics, has again
distinguished himself in his field as he was recently selected
for a Fulbright Senior Specialists Grant in Economics at
Prince of Songkla University Department of Agricultural and
Resource Economics, Thailand.
Brahmasrene will help establish
the faculty of economics and aid in curriculum development,
faculty enrichment and international program enhancement. The
Fulbright program works to increase understanding between the
people of the United States and the people of other countries.
This is the second Fulbright
distinction for Brahmasrene. In April 2001 he became the first
PNC faculty member to receive the prestigious J. William
Fulbright Foreign Scholarship.
Brahmasrene’s honors include earning the Outstanding Educator
Award from the Academy of Educational Leadership, the
Distinguished Research Award from the Academy for Studies in
International Business, a Sasakawa Fellowship from the Nippon
Foundation, the Foundation for Economic Education Scholarship,
a Purdue University Summer Faculty Grant and Prochnow
Educational Foundation Scholarship. Moreover, Brahmasrene was
a recipient of the Purdue University North Central 1997-1998
Outstanding Teacher Award. He has been an editor of Managerial
Finance, an editorial member of the Journal of International
Business Research and is an author of EconTrends.
He holds a B.S. from Kasetsart
University, an M.S. from Indiana State University, and an M.A.
and Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati. He also earned
two professional designations: Certified Financial Planner
(1991) and Chartered Financial Consultant (1992). He has
published articles in the Journal of International Business
Research, Southwestern Economic Review, Managerial Finance,
The Journal of Business Economic Research, Journal of
Education for Business, Journal of the Indiana Academy of the
Social Sciences, Journal of Correctional Education, North
Central Business Journal, The CPA Journal and Journal of
Contemporary Business Issues.