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About Steven Michels

Steven Michels, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, joined the Sacred Heart University faculty in Fall 2002. He was appointed Director of University Assessment in 2015 and in 2017 was named Assistant Provost for Teaching and Learning. His scholarship includes work in theory (Nietzsche, Tocqueville, Sinclair Lewis), higher education, and popular culture (House of Cards, Bruce Springsteen). Dr. Michels received his Ph.D. from Loyola University Chicago, an MA from the University of Georgia, and a BS from Eastern Michigan University.

Positions

June 2017 - Present Assistant Provost for Teaching and Learning, Sacred Heart University Government, Politics, and Global Studies
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September 2002 - Present Professor Political Science, Sacred Heart University Government, Politics, and Global Studies
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Grants

2017 - Present Critical Thinking Across the Curriculum
Davis Educational Foundation
Role: Grant writer
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2017 - Present Intersection Editorial Board member, Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE)
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Honors and Awards

  • 2012/2013 SHU Teacher of the Year & Scholar of the Year
  • 2004 SHU participant at Collegium: A Colloquy on Faith and Intellectual Life
  • 2015 Faculty Excellence Award from University College
  • 2016 Promotion to Professor

Education

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1998 - 2002 Ph.D. Political Science, Loyola University Chicago
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Contact Information

Academic Affairs - Office of the Provost 
Melady Hall 104 

Government, Politics & Global Studies
Melady Hall 104

203-396-8032

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Books (2)

Contributions to Books (5)

Articles (8)

Book Reviews (12)