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John C. Hartsock, Communication Studies Department, has been asked to serve as a reviewer this fall for Fulbright scholarship applicants from Russia for the 2015-16 academic year. The candidates would conduct research and teach in the United States in the area of journalism. Hartsock was a Fulbright scholar in journalism in Ukraine in 1993 at Taras Shevchenko Kiev State University in Kiev.

In other news, Hartsock stepped down at the end of May after five years as the editor of the peer-reviewed scholarly journal Literary Journalism Studies. The official journal of the International Association for Literary Journalism Studies, it was founded by Hartsock starting with the Spring 2009 issue. The journal is published biannually. Under Hartsock’s editorship, the journal established the first bibliography in its subject field and is now listed in the MLA International Bibliography. It is also listed with Ebscohost. Bill Reynolds, director of the graduate program in journalism at Ryerson University in Toronto, has been selected as Hartsock’s successor.