Dr. Michael A. Heller


Department: English & Comm Studies
Office: 217 Miller Hall





B.S., United States Military Academy,

M.A., George Washington University,

Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Research & Teaching Interests

Nonviolence, Peace and Justice Studies, the Personal Journal and Autobiography, John Woolman, Mahatma Gandhi, American Writers.

Recent Publications

"Autobiography as Spiritual Opportunity: This Speaks to My Condition," an essay in the collection Quakers and Literature (2016). 

“John Woolman and ‘the Mind of Truth Inwardly Manifested,’” an essay in the collection Befriending Truth:  Quaker Approaches and Contributions (2015). 

 “Taking the Meeting with Us,” two essays in the collection Quaker Perspectives in Higher Education (2014). 

John Woolman: A Nonviolence and Social Change Source Book (2nd edition, 2013). Co-edited with Sterling Olmsted.

Mohandas K. Gandhi: The Last Eighteen Years (2011). Co-edited with Sterling Olmsted and Ruth Olmsted.

"Taking the Meeting with Us." Quaker Higher Education (2008). An article on the Quaker plain style.

"From West Point to Quakerism" (2007). An autobiographical chapbook.

The Tendering Presence: Essays on John Woolman (2003). Editor.

Available as a Media resource for the following topics

The Research and Teaching Interests above.

Willing to speak to professional, social or civic groups on

The Research and Teaching Interests above.