FIU Law Professor Phyllis Diane Kotey Selected as Fulbright Scholar

MIAMI – Phyllis Diane Kotey, Clinical Associate Professor of Law at FIU Law, has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FSB). The FSB is the Presidentially appointed 12-member Board that is responsible for establishing worldwide policies for the Fulbright Program and for selection of Fulbright recipients.

Judge Kotey has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology during the 2012-2013 academic year. Judge Kotey will teach Constitutional Law and Criminal Procedure and will examine the utility of ADR as an evolving and effective tool in the High Courts, the Regional Tribunals, the circuit courts, the circuit tribunals, the district courts and the community tribunals in Ghana.

Judge Kotey is one of approximately 1,100 U.S. faculty and professionals who will travel abroad through the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program in 2012-2013.

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About FIU College of Law:

Florida International University College of Law is South Florida’s publicly supported law school. The Princeton Review ranks FIU as one of the nation’s most welcoming schools for diverse students and Hispanic Business has ranked FIU among the top ten law schools for Hispanics. The National Jurist ranks FIU among the top ten schools in the country for best value in legal education. FIU’s faculty continues to gain national prominence, most recently recognized by the Sisk Report as 3rd in Florida for Faculty Scholarly Impact. Unique among law schools, FIU places particular emphasis on integrating international law into every aspect of its curriculum.

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