- Visual Arts in Doctoral Research (Study of India, Study of the U.S.)
- Postdoctoral Research
- Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship
Ghiara has been active with the Fulbright Commission since he was selected as a Fulbright Scholar in the 2012-2013 year. The Fulbright Scholar program is the largest scholar exchange program in the world, administering the exchange of scholars between the United States and more than 150 countries worldwide.Ghiara has an extensive academic and research background, including holding positions at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois; the Goat Island Performance Group Summer Schools at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois; and Bristol University in Bristol, United Kingdom. Ghiara holds a bachelor's degree in economics with a minor in yoga from the University of Mumbai, Maharashtra, and a master's degree in economics from Northwestern University. As an economist and performance artist, Ghiara creates interdisciplinary performance lectures related to culture, economics and society for varying student audiences. About DeVry University DeVry University's mission is to foster student learning through high-quality, career-oriented education integrating technology, business, science and the arts. Founded in 1931, the university offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs onsite and online covering 34 different career fields within its five distinguished colleges of study: Business & Management, Engineering & Information Sciences, Health Sciences, Liberal Arts & Sciences, and Media Arts & Technology. The university is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC, www.hlcommission.org ). Its highly credentialed faculty members work in the fields that they teach, providing real-world experiences that prepare students for in-demand careers. With locations across the U.S., DeVry University is one of the largest private-sector universities in North America. The university is a part of DeVry Education Group (NYSE: DV), a global provider of educational services.