GMC Professor, Dr. Joel B. Peckham, Jr., Selected for Fulbright Program
(Milledgeville, GA) August 18, 2003 – Dr. Joel B. Peckham, Jr., an assistant professor of English and Composition at Georgia Military College, has been selected for the prestigious Fulbright Program. Joel and his wife, Susan Atefat Peckham, GCSU faculty, will together teach American Literature to graduate students at one of the two universities in Jordan from January – June 2004.
Created in 1946, the Fulbright Program aims to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and more than 140 countries, through the exchange of persons, knowledge and skills. Participants in the Fulbright Program are chosen for their leadership potential and are provided the opportunity to lecture or do research abroad, observe political, economic and cultural institutions, exchange ideas and embark on joint ventures of importance to the general welfare of the world’s inhabitants.
Dr. Joel B. Peckham, Jr. is a scholar of American Literature and a creative writer and his reviews, scholarly articles and poetry have been published in numerous journals throughout the United States and Canada, including American Literature, Ascent, The Black Warrior Review, The Literary Review, The Malahat Review, The Mississippi Quarterly, Nimrod, Passages North, The Sycamore Review, The Southern Review, Texas Studies in Language and Literature, and Yankee Magazine. New poems will appear in The Anthology of New England Poetry forthcoming from The University Press of New England. Pecan Grove Press published Nightwalking, his first full-length poetry collection in 2001. He is also co-founding editor of the on-line literary journal, Milkwood Review and an associate editor for GCSU’s national literary journal, Arts & Letters.
Susan Atefat Peckham writes poetry and creative nonfiction and taught poetry, creative nonfiction, and fiction at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Hope College before joining the faculty of GCSU. Born first-generation American to Iranian parents, she has lived in France, Switzerland, Iran, and the United States (New York New Jersey, Texas, Nebraska and Michigan). A writer, musician, and abstract expressionist painter, her work is known by many countries. She has received the National Poetry Series award and an Academy of American Poets award. Her individual work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in The Literary Review, North American Review, Prairie Schooner, Puerto Del Sol, The Southern Poetry Review, The Sycamore Review, The Texas Review, and has been anthologized in Common Ground: An Anthology of Multicultural Writing (Ed. Sybil Estess, Prentice-Hall, 2002). Her book manuscript of creative nonfiction, Black Eyed Bird, was runner-up for the Beryl Markham Award for Creative Nonfiction (2001) at Story Line Press.
Joel and Susan reside in Milledgeville, Georgia. They are pictured with their children, Cyrus (age 5) and Darius (age 2 ½).
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