Dr. Michael Treschow is an Associate Professor at UBC Okanagan’s Department of Critical Studies, which he headed from 2007 to 2009.
Michael received his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto, where he attended the Centre for Medieval Studies. He also received the Mediaeval Studies Licentiate from the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies in 1990.
Michael specializes in Medieval Language & Literature and teaches English and Latin. His principal area of research is Old English Prose Literature with a focus on King Alfred the Great.
Michael has published on Alfred’s Law Code, Alfred’s translation of Augustine’s Soliloquies, and the Old English First Fifty Prose Psalms. He is co-editor of Brill’s volume, Divine Creation in Ancient, Medieval, and Early Modern Thought and has published papers on John Wyclif and J.R.R. Tolkien.
His current work includes a translation of John Scotus Eriugena’s commentary on the Gospel of John and a digital edition of Alfred’s Soliloquies. His broad interest is in narrative and its effects.