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Candidate Name:
    Matthew C Gertken
Degrees:
    PhD, English-2013---MPhil, Medieval & Renaissance literature-2007---BA, English-2005----
Current Position:     Fellow, National Endowment for the Humanities
Current Institution:     Keough-Naughton Institute of Irish Studies
Areas of degree(s):
    British literature; Restoration and eighteenth century; Anglo-Irish literature; British studies; Irish studies; literature and international relations; Medieval and Renaissance literature.
Interest in Teaching in Core Text/Liberal Arts Program:
    I have a profound, lifelong commitment to the humanities broadly. I am conversant in British literature from Old English to modern, specializing in Middle English poetry for my master\'s and 1660-1800 prose for my doctorate. I have an innovative research agenda combining literature and international relations, and thus a firm background in European history and political philosophy.
Courses Taught in Core or
General Education
Programs
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    Banned Books (from the Odyssey to Joseph Heller)---Introduction to Rhetoric and Writing------------
Optional statement on
research, specialties, or
intellectual interests
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Dissertation, thesis,
recent publication or
presentation, including submission
for consideration
:
    Forthcoming publications derive from my dissertation, \"Jonathan Swift, Sir William Temple, and the International Balance of Power.\"
Contact Email:
    mgertken@nd.edu   
Additional
Contact Method:
    512-547-0868
Candidate Website:     http://nd.academia.edu/MattGertken