2021-Present, Term Director, Current Term Expires in 2023
Gabriel Haley is an associate professor of English at Concordia University, Nebraska, with research and teaching emphases in medieval and renaissance literatures, world literatures, and poetry. He has held teaching positions at the University of Virginia, Concordia College New York, and the Evanjelické Lýceum in Bratislava, Slovakia. He has published on the English and Latin poems of Charles d’Orléans, on the influence of the phenomenologist Rudolf Otto on the educational theories of C. S. Lewis, and on the role of Dante’s poetry in the television series Mad Men. His ongoing research project, tentatively titled “Secularized Contemplation,” considers late medieval efforts to fashion a contemplative poetics outside of an ordered religious life.