Michael Keller, Ph.D., associate professor of English, will spend the 2021-2022 academic year at the University of Bergen in Bergen, Norway, thanks to him receiving the Fulbright Fellowship. A top international educational exchange, the Fulbright Program awards grants based on academic merit and leadership qualities.

While in Norway, he will spend half of his time teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in American literature and the other half researching his next article or, potentially, a book.

“This Fulbright will be a great opportunity for me to fine-tune my teaching abroad and to dive into my research,” said Keller.  “I will be bringing back these experiences to help strengthen the English Program at QU.”

Keller teaches courses in American literature, rhetoric, and literary theory.  His current research focuses on the intersections between race, labor, and poetic form in abolitionist and anti-abolitionist writing.  He earned his B.A. from Wheaton College, his M.A. from Northern Illinois University, and his Ph.D. in English at Marquette University.

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