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Michael A. ElliottDistinguished Affiliated Professor of English


Michael A. Elliott spent over two decades in the English department and the Emory College dean’s office before assuming the position of President of Amherst College.

As a scholar, Elliott specializes in the literature and culture of the United States from the mid-nineteenth to early twentieth century, with particular emphasis on interdisciplinary approaches to American cultures and the place of Native Americans in the United States.