CANR honors Lee and Nubani as 2023 Global Scholars in Education
CANR to honor Euihark Lee, Ph.D., and Linda Nubani, Ph.D., as 2023 CANR Global Scholars in Education.
The Michigan State University (MSU) College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) has named Linda Nubani, Ph.D., and Euihark Lee, Ph.D., as 2023 CANR Global Scholars in Education. The scholars will be honored at the CANR Faculty and Staff Reception May 11.
The Global Scholars Program supports established and early-mid career faculty members with seed funding and travel support for two years. Selected annually by the CANR International Programs Office, three or more global scholars work to strengthen and expand their global linkages, networks and collaborative programs across three core missions of the college in diverse areas of research, education and outreach.
Euihark Lee, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the School of Packaging. Lee works on expanding packaging research and education internationally. He has served as an international director of the Korean Society of Packaging Science & Technology journal since 2021. Recently, two master's students for the Italian Technology Award program (ITA) under his direction received awards that included a trip to Italy. He is developing an international research collaboration with packaging companies in South Korea. He is also developing an International Packaging Executive Training program (IPET) focusing on the education of advanced packaging issues and business management for upper levels of packaging professionals in the world. His international work is focused in Italy and South Korea. His projects include:
- International director of Korea Society of Packaging Science & Technology journal.
- Italian Technology Award Program.
- Developing International Packaging Executive Training Program.
Linda Nubani, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of Interior Design in the School of Planning, Design, and Construction. Nubani’s expertise is in Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED), which combines environmental design and social strategies to reduce opportunities to commit crime, reducing fear of crime, and improving quality of life. She develops and teaches curricula on this topic in the U.S. and internationally in India and Jordan. Her projects include:
- Developing training on CPED for the Jordan University of Science and Technology and the University of Jordan.
The Global Scholars Program began in summer 2019 after Karim Maredia was named director of CANR international programs. He was tasked with creating a faculty development initiative that grows the college’s global footprint and forms lasting international partnerships.