Professor Selected as Japanese Studies Institute Fellow


(June 10, 2015) — Armstrong State University English Professor Teresa Winterhalter has been chosen as a recipient of the prestigious 2015 Japan Studies Institute Fellowship for its summer symposium. The program is hosted by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities and will be held on San Diego State University's campus from June 8 to 21.

The two-week intensive Japanese Studies Summer Institute focuses on the study of modern Japan and allows faculty to learn from scholars, business leaders, artists and journalists about Japanese civilization, history, language, business and education.

With an extensive background in British literature, feminist theory, postcolonial theory and gender studies, Winterhalter is a former National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow with Trinity College in Ireland and a recipient of the 2011 Brockmeier Distinguished Teaching Award.

Winterhalter, who also serves as the associate dean for the College of Liberal Arts, has a Ph.D. in English from the University of Rochester and a B.A. and M.A. in English from the State University of New York.