Jeanne Sokolowski (Director) joined the UNH community in August 2012 as the Director of the Office of National Fellowships. A former Fulbright student (she conducted research on comparative education in South Korea in 2002-2003), Jeanne has also lived in England, Japan, and China, and she holds Masters degrees in Education and English. Her mission is to help increase the visibility of fellowship and scholarship opportunities at UNH so that students are aware of the various opportunities available to help fund study abroad, domestic undergraduate study and research, and post-graduate work.
Senem Kaptan (Associate) joined UNH in August 2017 as an Associate in the Office of National Fellowships. Originally from Turkey, Senem received her BA in Comparative Literature from Istanbul Bilgi University and MA in Cultural Studies from Sabanci University. She is currently a PhD Candidate in Anthropology at Rutgers University. Prior to her time at UNH, Senem worked as a Fellowship Advisor in the Office of Graduate Student External Grants and Fellowships at Rutgers. A strong believer in the transformative power of education, Senem is excited about working with students on scholarships and fellowships to help turn their experience at UNH into the most rewarding one possible. At UNH, in addition to her work in fellowships, Senem will be coordinating the Hamel Center’s Undergraduate Research Conference.