- Fulbright Award (2009)
- Hong Kong
Joseph Chaney is a professor of English and director of the Master of Liberal Studies Program in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at IU South Bend. Chaney also co-directs the Japan-Hong Kong summer overseas study program with Senior Lecturer Yoshiko Green. He joined IU South Bend’s faculty in 1993 and formerly served as director of general education from 2004 to 2009. From 2012 to 2013, Chaney served as a visiting professor at Charles de Gaulle University – Lille III in France. His published research includes work on Shakespearean drama, Renaissance rhetoric, and eighteenth-century autobiography. Chaney’s poetry has appeared in magazines including The Nation, Yankee, Crazyhorse, Beloit Poetry Journal, Black Warrior Review, Roanoke Review, Spillway, and The Apple Valley Review. He received a B.A. in English from Beloit College in 1985 and a Ph.D. in English from the University of California, Irvine in 1993. Chaney received a Fulbright award to research at The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2009 and the Edward R. Murrow Regional Award for Writing by the Radio-Television News Directors Association in 2007 for his radio commentaries for the Michiana Chronicles. He is former chair of the Computer Culture Area of the Southwest Popular and American Culture Associations.