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Michael Manson

Director, Office of Honors and Scholars Program
University Honors Program

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    Director, Office of Honors and Scholars Programs
    Director, AU Honors Program
  • Michael Manson is Director of the Office for Honors and Scholars Programs and Director of the Honors Program. 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
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