Michael D. Linkletter, PhD is Chair of Celtic Studies at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, and an expert on the writings of Rev. Duncan Blair and A. Maclean Sinclair. His PhD in Celtic Languages and Literatures is from Harvard University. He has also studied Gaelic at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig in Scotland, and piping at the Gaelic College in Cape Breton. In addition to teaching Gaelic courses at St. FX University, he has taught Gaelic for the Atlantic Gaelic Academy for a number of years, and has also taught Gaelic at Harvard University.