A Hatful of Fulbright Stories

January 8, 2020

2018–19 Austrian Fulbright scholar Stefan “Steve” Rabitsch spent his grant period researching the history of western hats, an iconic part of American culture. Here he shares insight into his research and his time in the US as a Fulbright scholar.

A Hatful of Fulbright Stories: An Ursine Vaquero and His Human Hatologist in Big Hat Country

Billy Fulbright at Greeley Hat Works (credits Stefan Rabitsch)
Billy Fulbright at Hatco (credits Stefan Rabitsch)
Billy Fulbright's office at WTAMU (credits Stefan Rabitsch)

Hats matter

Deep in the heart of Texas *claps four times*

The perks of “Middle America”

Fulbright Enrichment Seminar, Global Minnesota (credit Wen-Huei Chang)
CSAW CCC Student-guided hike in Palo Duro Canyon (credit Eddie Tubbs, Texas Parks and Wildlife)

Life after Fulbright

Fulbright Week Talk (credit AJ McCormick, CSAW)
Nat. Cowboy Museum (credit Seth Spillman, Nat. Cowboy Museum)