About the Author

Dan Fellner in Iceland

   Dan Fellner in Iceland

Dan Fellner is a seven-time Fulbright fellow, university instructor and freelance travel writer/photographer who has visited more than 120 countries and all 50 states in the U.S.  He has had more than 85 travel articles published in various magazines and newspapers around the world.  His work has been featured in such publications as USA Today, the Washington Post and the Arizona Republic.

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, unique Jewish communities, and river cruising for ASU’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI).  In 2017 he was named to the Society of American Travel Writers.

Dan Fellner in Thailand

   Dan Fellner in Thailand

Fellner has been a visiting professor at eight overseas universities as a Fulbright fellow.  He has received Fulbright Scholar grants to Latvia, Moldova and Bulgaria, and Fulbright Specialist grants to Lithuania, Latvia, Indonesia and North Macedonia.  Most recently, he was named a Fulbright Specialist at Saints Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, North Macedonia during the 2019 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 Scottsdale, Arizona.

You can reach the author at: dhfellner (at) hotmail.com

© 2019 Dan Fellner

Dan Fellner in Bali

   Lecturing in Bali (2017)

Dan Fellner teaching in Macedonia

   Teaching at North Macedonia’s largest university as a Fulbright Specialist (2019)