Aidan Goddu is a graduate of UMass Dartmouth with a bachelor’s degree in history, with a minor in Portuguese. He is also a Commonwealth Scholar, having graduated from the State’s Advanced honors program. With extensive experience in college and community theatre, he hopes to apply his history and performance skills in his role as an English teaching assistant at the University of Aveiro. Aidan has a Portuguese-American background, and is excited at the opportunity to learn more about and engage with the people and culture his ancestors came from.


US Student Program – Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award

Education: BA in History / Portuguese, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth

Field of Study: Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Project Title: “English Teaching Assistantship”

Host Institution, Location: Universidade de Aveiro, Department of Languages and Cultures, Aveiro

Grant Duration, Starting Date (month): 9 months, starting in September 2024