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09-29-2010

Garcia Appointed Assistant Professor of Humanities and Social Sciences at Clarkson University

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Michael N. Garcia has been appointed assistant professor of humanities and social sciences at Clarkson University.

Garcia received his bachelor of arts degree in Spanish and English from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, his master of arts in English from Cornell University Garcia Appointed Assistant Professor of Humanities and Social Sciences at Clarkson Universityand his Ph.D. in English from Cornell.

Before coming to Clarkson, Garcia was a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in arts and humanities and a visiting assistant professor of American studies and English at Hamilton College.

His research interests include 20th century American literature, ethnic literature and Latino literature. Other interests include literature and philosophy, 19th century American literature, Indonesian literature and translation studies.

Garcia has published a book-length translation and has another manuscript in progress. He has published articles in professional publications, with two currently under review.

He is a member of the Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS), National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS), American Studies Association (ASA), Modern Language Association of America (MLA), American Literature Section of the MLA, Association of Literary Scholars and Critics (ALSC), American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) and American Literary Translators Association (ALTA).

Clarkson University launches leaders into the global economy. One in six alumni already leads as a CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. Located just outside the Adirondack Park in Potsdam, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university for undergraduates with select graduate programs in signature areas of academic excellence directed toward the world’s pressing issues. Through 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, sciences and health sciences, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo, and connect discovery and engineering innovation with enterprise.

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Michael P. Griffin, director of News & Digital Content Services, at 315-268-6716 or mgriffin@clarkson.edu.]

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Michael P. Griffin, director of News & Digital Content Services, at 315-268-6716 or mgriffin@clarkson.edu.]

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