UK Marketing Professor Named Fulbright Scholar

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Robert F. Dahlstrom

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Dahlstrom is one of approximately 800 United States faculty and professionals who will travel abroad to some 140 countries this academic year through the Fulbright Scholar Program. He will perform research on mergers and alliances in retailing at the Norwegian School of Management.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (August 4, 2004) -- Robert F. Dahlstrom, the Bloomfield Endowed Professor of Marketing in the University of Kentucky Carol Martin Gatton College of Business and Economics, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture in Norway during the 2004-2005 academic year, according to the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Dahlstrom is one of approximately 800 United States faculty and professionals who will travel abroad to some 140 countries this academic year through the Fulbright Scholar Program. He will perform research on mergers and alliances in retailing at the Norwegian School of Management.

Established in 1946, the Fulbright Scholar Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Fulbright recipients are selected on the basis of academic or professional achievement and demonstration of extraordinary leadership potential in their fields.

Alumni of the program include Nobel and Pulitzer prize winners, governors, senators, ambassadors, artists, prime ministers, professors, scientists, Supreme Court justices and CEOs.

Dahlstrom has taught at UK since 1990. He received his undergraduate degree in marketing from Xavier University in Ohio in 1980 and his doctorate from the University of Cincinnati in 1990.


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