IS alumna receives a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award for an English Teaching Assistantship to Russia

May 5, 2017 - 9:00am


Samantha Korns thoroughly enjoys teaching. After traveling to Russia in 2016, Korns looks forward to creating cross-cultural understanding with Russian students, practicing jiu-jitsu, and using her entrepreneurial knowledge to lead discussions on evaluating business ideas.

Name: Samantha Korns

Hometown:  St. Louis, Missouri

Type of Fulbright Award: Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award to Russia

Degree and Field of Study: B.A. International Studies, Russian, Political Science, 2016


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