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About Mike

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Current Role

Mike's position at CTE supports graduate students preparing for college teaching across the disciplines. In addition to facilitating CTE workshops, Mike is also available to consult with graduate TAs on topics related to teaching and learning, including preparation, assessment, and classroom management. His other duties include managing various components of the CTE Website and social media-linked outlets. Additionally, consulting is available for TAs who are preparing to enter the job market and would like to review statements of teaching philosophy, cover letters, and CVs. He is excited about working with, and learning from, TAs from a range of disciplinary backgrounds.


Education and Experience

Mike received his B.A. in Theology from Gannon University, Erie, PA in 2005. After graduating, he taught Religious Studies at St. Joseph's Preparatory School in Philadelphia. While in Philly, Mike earned his Master's in Theology and Religious Studies from Villanova University in 2008. In 2009, he came to Duquesne as a graduate student in Theology and also served as a teaching assistant in the department until the spring of 2013. During his tenure as a teaching assistant, Mike taught the core course, "Faith and Reason."