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Michael Near

Professor, English, Emeritus

Near's courses focus on early- to late-medieval and Renaissance British and European literature.


  • Office: Swan Hall Room #226
  • Email:
  • Phone: (323) 259-2864
  • Office Hours: M/W 2:00-4:00

Education: B.A., M.A., Ph.D., UC Berkeley

He is currently working on a book on the nature of the narrative self in Augustine's Confessions.