Monday, May 25, 2015

Institute Instructor receives Fulbright Award

Already recognized as one of Scotland's leading genealogists, Dr. Bruce Durie, instructor for the upcoming 2015 British Institute, has been granted the prestigious Fulbright Scottish Studies Scholar Award.  He will be researching Lowland Scots migration to the Carolinas, and teaching classes on Scottish Genealogy, Culture and History at St. Andrews University in Laurinburg, North Carolina.

Dr. Durie is Honorary Fellow in Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies within the Centre for Lifelong Learning; Shennachie (Genealogists and Historian) to COSCA (The Council of Scottish Clans and Associations) and an International Trustee, as well as being the International Board Member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), according to the announcement from the Fulbright Commission.

In September, he will be teaching Everything You Need to Know about Scottish Genealogy . . . and Then Some at the British Institute.  His full bio may be viewed at ISBGFH.  The press release may be viewed on Dick Eastman's blog of May 22nd.   Limited seats are still available in his course.

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