Dr. John Dolis awarded a Fulbright Fellowship

Dr. John Dolis, Professor of English and American Studies and Coordinator of International Programs at Penn State Worthington Scranton, has been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship, the "Danish Distinguished Chair of American Studies," at the University of Southern Denmark for the 2015-16 academic year.  He will teach two graduate courses each semester. 

His previous academic awards include Fulbright Professorships in American Literature at the University of Turin, Italy and the University of Bucharest, Romania; a Visiting Professorship in American Literature at Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey; and Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities to the University of Arizona and Yale University. 

Dr. Dolis's publications include numerous articles in literary, philosophical, and psychoanalytic journals, several chapbooks of poetry, and two books of literary criticism—The Style of Hawthorne's Gaze:  Regarding Subjectivity and Tracking Thoreau:  Double-Crossing Nature and Technology.  His most recent book, Transnational Na(rra)tion:  Home and Homeland in Nineteenth-Century American Literature is forthcoming in June.

He received his B.A. in English Literature from Saint Louis University and both his M.A. in English Literature and his Ph.D. in English and American Literature from Loyola University of Chicago. He is an internationally recognized scholar of nineteenth century American Literature and serves on the editorial boards of the Arizona Quarterly, the Journal of American Culture and the Nathaniel Hawthorne Review.

His primary teaching interests are American Literature, American Studies, Critical Theory, Media Studies, and Transnationalism.