Michael Manson

Director, Undergraduate Research and Integrity
Office of Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies

  • Additional Positions at AU

    Director, Office of Honors and Scholars Programs
  • Michael Manson is Director of the Office for Honors and Scholars Programs, where he leads the development, implementation, and assessment of the Honors Program and is responsible for the programmatic engagement of living-learning Scholars programs. He teaches in the Literature Department and the American Studies program and is the author of several articles concerning modernist poetry and poetic form, discussing Robert Frost, Sterling A. Brown, Jay Wright, Lorine Niedecker, Gary Soto, Robert Hass, and Emily Dickinson. He is co-editor of “The Calvinist Roots of the Modern Era” (UP New England, 1997). His book project is entitled “Body Language: Modern American Poetry and the Politics of Poetic Form,” and he contributed to the “Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics.” He has served as the president of the Robert Frost Society (2006-2007) and as the executive director of the Northeast Modern Language Association (1997-2000). In 2005, he organized a Symposium on Poetic Form for the American Literature Association.
  • Degrees

    PhD, University of Virginia
    MA, University of Virginia
    BA, Rice University

  • University Honors Program
  • Hughes - 105B

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