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Mark Shackleton

Mark Hugh James Shackleton
Born 19 May 1950, Wimbledon, London

Licentiate 1990, Doctor of Philosophy 1994 (American Literature), University of Helsinki
PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate in Education) 1978, English as a Foreign Language, University of London
Master of Arts (American Literature and American Studies) 1972, University of London
Bachelor of Arts (English Literature and American Studies) 1971, University of Wales, Swansea

Lecturer 1981–, Department of English, University of Helsinki
Docent (English Literature) 2001, Department of English, University of Helsinki

Research interests
Native North American Literature, Postcolonial Literature, Transnational Adoption Literature

Publications, projects and other scientific activities

Prizes and Awards
White Rose of Finland (Knight, 1st class) for contributions to education in Finland, August 2001.

Photo: Mika Federley
Written by Mark Shackleton (Tomas Sjöblom, ed.)

Mark Shackleton elsewhere on the Internet

Mark Shackleton was involved in setting up a project on migrant and minority literatures at Helsinki University in 1998.

Russell Snyder interviewed three native English speaking teachers from the Department of English at the University of Helsinki in 2003. One of them was Mark Shackleton.

Mark Shackleton was one of the guest speakers at the National Meeting of English Students in 2012 where the topic was the differences between American and British English.

Mark Shackleton’s academic activities and projects in the Tuhat database.

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