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Creighton Professor Named Fulbright Scholar Grantee

Creighton Professor Named Fulbright Scholar Grantee

Greg Zacharias, Ph. D., professor of English and executive director of the Center for Henry James Studies at Creighton University, has been named a Fulbright Scholar grantee. He will teach American literature and work with undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Athens from February to May 2008.

A Creighton faculty member since 1991, Zacharias teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in 19th century American literature, literary theory, Milton, graduate studies, documentary editing, writing and American Studies. He has also published on Milton, Mark Twain, Henry James and editorial theory.

Zacharias is project director and co-general editor of The Complete Letters of Henry James project, one of the largest literary letters projects in United States. history.

He has served as president of the Mid-America American Studies Association, and associate chair and chair of the English department and has received numerous teaching awards and recognition for administrative collaboration. He holds bachelors, masters and doctorate degrees in English and American Literature from New York University.

The Fulbright Scholar Program sends 800 U.S. faculty and professionals abroad each year. Grantees lecture and conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields. 

 posted 04/05/07