Peter Norberg

Norberg is a Melville scholar and the chairperson of the English Department at Saint Joseph’s University. Receiving his doctorate in English from Rice University, he has held teaching posts at Rice, University of Houston at Clear Lake, and Boston College. He made an early connection to Melville, fishing the waters of Nantucket Sound, the same water crossed by Ishmael on his way to Nantucket. Norberg currently serves as the General Associate Editor of Melville’s Marginalia Online.