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Michael Burke

Professor of Rhetoric, University College Roosevelt, Utrecht University

Professor Michael Burke is Professor of Rhetoric and Honours Dean at University College Roosevelt, Utrecht University. He is a former president of the Poetics and Linguistics Association (PALA) and the former secretary of the Rhetoric Society of Europe (RSE). He is the author of Literary Reading, Cognition and Emotion: An Exploration of the Oceanic Mind (Routledge 2011) and the editor of The Routledge Handbook of Stylistics (2014). He is also an honorary research fellow at the School of Critical Studies at the University of Glasgow, and founding series editor of the Routledge research monograph series in rhetoric and stylistics.

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