Adjunct Instructor Languages and Communication
M.A., English - University of Louisiana, Monroe, LAM.A. (Equiv.), Theology - Collegio Seraphicum, Rome, ItalyB.A., - Liberal Arts/Philosophy, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
972-338-1820 | Founders 302A

Michael comes to UNT from Southwestern Michigan College where he taught Freshman English courses in the Communications Department.  He obtained his M.A. from the University of Louisiana at Monroe and his B.A. from North Dakota State University.  He did graduate work at the GTU in Berkeley, Collegio Seraficum in Rome, Italy and completed coursework at U.C.L.A., Holy Cross College, Fordham University and Indiana University.

Having taught on the secondary school level for many years, Michael began teaching college composition in 2012.  He has worked in public relations at the Vatican, been Education Director at a homeless shelter in Los Angeles and has bartended in the French Quarter in New Orleans. 

He published his first novel, a memoir, in 2006, An Education Through Letters and recently published a collection of short stories, One Egg or Two.  He is a writer, educator and the proud companion to his third rescue dog Rosie.  He lives in DeSoto but considers himself a citizen of the world having moved over 10 times in the past 20 years.