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GlobalVU Subcommittee

The GlobalVU Subcommittee reviews and develops the programmatic vision for global initiatives at Vanderbilt. Comprised of knowledgeable experts from across campus, the group works to review competitive proposal applications, advance international research and engagement in strategic ways, and develop a strategy, mission, and structure for the future Global VU Institute.

GlobalVU Subcommittee Members
Liz Zechmeister* (Chair)
Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science
College of Arts & Science
Ted Fisher (Chair, Ex-Officio)
Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Anthropology
College of Arts & Science
Ingrid Wuerth (Chair, Ex-Officio)
Helen Strong Curry Chair in International Law
Law School
Muktar Aliyu
associate professor of health policy and medicine
Roger Colbran
professor of molecular P=physiology and biophysics
School of Medicine Basic Sciences
Carolyn Heinrich
Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Public Policy and Education
Peabody College
Moses Ochonu
Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of History
College of Arts & Science
Mariann Piano*
Nancy and Hilliard Travis Professor of Nursing
School of Nursing
Lijun Song
associate professor of psychology
College of Arts & Science
Robert Webster*
associate professor of mechanical engineering
School of Engineering

*indicates subcommittee member serves as a member of the Vanderbilt University Research Council (VURC)