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Dan Fellner is an eight-time Fulbright fellow who has more than 35 years of experience in corporate public relations, television news, travel writing and university teaching in the United States, Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia.
He began his career as a television news and sports reporter at stations in four different American cities. He later spent 10 years in corporate public relations with the Dow Chemical Company, where he held a wide variety of positions, including manager of news media relations.
In 1998, Fellner joined Arizona State University as a faculty associate and has taught courses in print and broadcast journalism, public relations, international mass media, intercultural communications and travel writing. He also is a faculty affiliate with ASU's Melikian Center for Russian, Eurasian and East European Studies, and currently teaches courses in travel writing, Eastern Europe, Asia, and other foreign destinations for ASU's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
Fellner is a three-time Fulbright Scholar -- Latvia, Moldova and Bulgaria, and five-time Fulbright Specialist -- North Macedonia (twice), Lithuania, Latvia and Indonesia. During his Fulbright grants, he has taught courses in journalism, public relations and intercultural communications at nine foreign universities. Most recently, he was a Fulbright Specialist at South East European University in North Macedonia during the Fall 2021 semester. He also has taught one-week intensive courses in communications four times at the Fulbright International Summer Institute (FISI) in Bulgaria. In 2019 Fellner was named for the fifth time to the speakers' bureau (AZ Speaks) of the Arizona Humanities Council. He gives presentations about foreign travel destinations to audiences throughout the United States.
In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Fellner is a freelance travel writer for American newspapers and magazines. He has visited over 120 countries, all 50 U.S. states, and had more than 100 articles published on such diverse destinations as Greenland, Swaziland, Moorea, Nicaragua, Myanmar, Kosovo, Tunisia, New Zealand, Dubai, Ecuador, Taiwan and India. His work has appeared in such publications as USA Today, The Jerusalem Post, The Washington Post and The Arizona Republic. Fellner is a member of the Society of American Travel Writers and the American Society of Journalists and Authors. All of his published work can be viewed at www.Global-Travel-Info.com.
Master's degree. Journalism, The Ohio State University
Bachelor's degree. Broadcasting, Arizona State University