View Submit Credentials

Candidate Name:
    Matthew C Gertken
    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
    Banned Books (from the Odyssey to Joseph Heller)---Introduction to Rhetoric and Writing------------
Optional statement on
research, specialties, or
intellectual interests
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:   
Contact Method:
Candidate Website: