Claudia Ford outside smiling

Claudia Ford Awarded a Fulbright Scholar Fellowship

Claudia Ford ’86, ‘15 (San Francisco, MBA; New England, PhD) was awarded a Fulbright Scholar fellowship for 2024-25 and will be teaching environmental literature and environmental justice at University of Klagenfurt, Austria.

The Fulbright Program, the United States government’s flagship program of international educational and cultural exchange, offers passionate and accomplished students and scholars in more than 160 countries the opportunity to study, teach, conduct research, exchange ideas, and contribute to mutual understanding. Fulbrighters from all backgrounds inspire, innovate, and contribute to finding solutions to challenges facing our communities and our world.

Ford is Chair of SUNY’s Potsdam College’s Department of Environmental Studies, where she teaches she teaches ethnobotany, indigenous knowledge, gender studies, international business, environmental justice, and environmental literature in classrooms and workshops. In addition to her MBA in Health Administration and PhD in Environmental Studies from Antioch, Ford holds a BA in Biology from Columbia University and an MFA in Creative Nonfiction Writing from the Vermont College of Fine Arts

Ford was featured in the 2022 Antioch Alumni Magazine in the article Quilting a Community of Hope and Justice.