POTSDAM – 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 and 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).