Jason T. Garrett ’06, a native of Hillside, N.J., will research the business and economic conditions of two distinct Afro Ecuadorian communities. As a business finance major, he has interned on Wall Street and sought to merge his financial skills with his Spanish-speaking abilities by studying abroad in Mexico and Costa Rica.
Morgan C. Williams Jr. ‘06 will conduct research on “The Economics of HIV/AIDS: Effectiveness/Cost-Effectiveness of Resource Allocation in the Republic of Mali.” The international studies and French major also will work as a technical consultant with the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS to the Executive Secretariat of the High Council on HIV/AIDS, under the office of the President of the Republic of Mali.
Garrett and Williams join Morehouse alumni Damon M. Lombard ‘95 and John Thomas ‘04 as Fulbright student grantees. The program, named after former Senator J. William Fulbright of Arkansas, awards grants to U.S. citizens and citizens of other countries for a variety of educational activities, including university lecturing, advanced research, graduate study and teaching in elementary and secondary schools.