About the Author
Dan Fellner is a six-time Fulbright fellow and a freelance travel writer and photographer who has visited more than 120 countries and all 50 states in the U.S. He has had more than 80 travel articles published in various magazines and newspapers around the world.
In 1998 Fellner joined Arizona State University as a faculty associate and has taught courses in print and broadcast journalism, public relations, international mass media, intercultural communications and travel writing. He also is a faculty affiliate with ASU’s Melikian Center for Russian, Eurasian and East European Studies, and currently teaches courses in travel writing, Eastern Europe, Asia, and other foreign destinations for ASU’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI). In 2017 he was named to the Society of American Travel Writers.
Fellner has been a visiting professor at seven overseas universities as a Fulbright fellow. He has received Fulbright Scholar grants to Latvia, Moldova and Bulgaria, and Fulbright Specialist grants to Lithuania, Latvia and Indonesia. Most recently, he taught at Ngurah Rai University in Bali, Indonesia, and guest-lectured at five other universities in Indonesia during the 2017 spring semester.
In addition, Fellner has been selected four times to teach an intensive one-week course in communications at the Fulbright International Summer Institute (FISI) in Bulgaria. In May 2017 he was named for the fourth time to the speakers’ bureau (AZ Speaks) of the Arizona Humanities Council and gives presentations about Eastern Europe, Asia and other foreign destinations to audiences throughout Arizona.
Formerly, Fellner worked as a television news reporter and anchor in four U.S. cities and spent 10 years in corporate public relations at The Dow Chemical Company. When he isn’t traveling or teaching abroad, he resides in suburban Phoenix, Arizona.
You can reach the author at: dhfellner (at) hotmail.com
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