IEW Profile: Joseph Karanja
International Education Week (IEW) celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. The U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education are part of a joint initiative to promote programs that prepare Americans for the global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences. This IEW profile is part of a series during International Education Week from November 14 to 18, 2022.
Q: What is your name?
Q: Where are you from?
Q: What is your program?
Geographic Information Science
Q: What is your school or department?
School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning
Q: Who is your faculty chair or mentor?
Dr. Matei Georgescu
Q: As an international student can you indicate what type of funding you received from ASU’s Graduate College?
Interdisciplinary Enrichment Fellowship
Q: How has this Graduate College funding impacted your studies, research and experience here at ASU?
As a result of the Interdisciplinary Enrichment Fellowship, I have made significant strides in my academic journey. I have created more time to focus on my research; for instance, I participated in the American Association of Geographers annual conference, where I presented my article. Subsequently, I was featured on ASU news, which allowed my work to reach a broader audience.
Q: When are you expected to graduate?