Michele Holmgren

BA (Victoria)
MA (Queen's-Belfast)
PhD (Western)  
Office: EA3114
Phone: 403.440.6789
E-mail: mholmgren@mtroyal.ca

Michele Holmgren is an Associate Professor and has taught at Mount Royal since 2002.   She received her BA from the University of Victoria, her MA (Irish Writing) from Queen's University of Belfast, and her PhD from Western University. She specializes in early Canadian literature and nineteenth and twentieth-century Irish literature, with a focus on Irish diasporic writing. She was president of the Canadian Association for Irish Studies from 2012-2015 and is currently the general editor of the. She is the author of Canada to Ireland: Poetry, Politics, and the Shaping of Canadian Nationalism, 1788-1900 (McGill-Queen's UP, 2021).