The Catholic University of America

Sept. 6, 2007

Library and Information Science Graduate Receives Fulbright Grant

Cyril Emery

Cyril Emery, a 2007 M.S.L.S. graduate from the School of Library and Information Science at The Catholic University of America, was awarded a Fulbright grant to conduct a year of research in Belgium and Poland beginning this month.

Emery will travel to Bruges, Belgium, and Warsaw, Poland, to study the European Documentation Centres, which house the official publications and documents of the European Union.

Emery will study the effectiveness of these centers in providing transparency regarding the European Union's actions. He also will determine whether this model could be effective for other organizations that represent a number of nations. He will spend eight months in Bruges and another four months in Warsaw.

He worked in the library at CUA's Columbus School of Law as a cataloging assistant from August 2005 to January 2006. He enrolled in the School of Library and Information Science in August 2005. Emery received his bachelor's degree from Columbia University and his law degree from Indiana University.

In 2004, he was a visiting scholar at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at the University of Cambridge. In 2003, Emery studied at the Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, Germany.

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers fellowships to recent U.S. graduates, young professionals and artists for study and research abroad. In the 2006-2007 academic year, more than 1,200 Americans have studied abroad with either full or partial support from the Fulbright Program.