Dan Fellner, a faculty associate in the Interdisciplinary Humanities and Communication unit in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts at Arizona State University’s Polytechnic Campus, has received a prestigious Fulbright Specialist grant to Indonesia. He will be teaching seminars in intercultural communications and travel writing at Ngurah Rai University (NRU) in Denpasar, Bali, during a six-week period beginning in February.
This is Fellner’s sixth Fulbright fellowship; previously he has received Fulbright Scholar grants to Latvia, Moldova and Bulgaria, and Fulbright Specialist grants to Lithuania and Latvia. Additionally, he has taught a one-week intensive course in communications four times at the Fulbright International Summer Institute in Bulgaria.
Fellner, who resides in Chandler, joined ASU as a faculty associate in 1998 and currently teaches courses in intercultural communications and travel writing. He also is a faculty affiliate with ASU’s Melikian Center for Russian, Eurasian and East European Studies, and teaches courses in Eastern Europe, Asia and travel writing for ASU’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. When Fellner isn’t teaching, he works as a freelance travel writer and photographer. He has visited more than 115 countries and had more than 75 travel articles published in various newspapers and magazines on such diverse destinations as Greenland, South Africa, Thailand, Kosovo, Dubai, Myanmar and Ecuador. He frequently writes about Jewish communities overseas and is a regular contributor to the Jewish News of Greater Phoenix.