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About Steven Michels

Steven Michels, Ph.D. is Associate Provost at Sacred Heart University, focusing on outcomes assessment and accreditation, faculty and curriculum development, sponsored programs, and undergraduate research. He is also Professor of Political Science in the Department of Government. His scholarship includes writing on democratic theory and practice, higher education, and popular culture.

Positions

April 2019 - Present Associate Provost, Sacred Heart University Academic Affairs, Office of the Provost
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August 2016 - Present Professor of Political Science, Sacred Heart University Department of Government, College of Arts & Sciences
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July 2017 - April 2019 Assistant Provost for Teaching and Learning, Sacred Heart University Academic Affairs, Office of the Provost
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July 2015 - June 2017 Director of University Assessment, Sacred Heart University
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September 2009 - August 2016 Associate Professor of Political Science, Sacred Heart University Department of Government, College of Arts & Sciences
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September 2002 - August 2009 Assistant Professor of Political Science, Sacred Heart University Department of Government, College of Arts & Sciences
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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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1996 - 1998 M.A. Political Science & Government, University of Georgia
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B.S. Political Science & Government, Eastern Michigan University
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Contact Information

Academic Affairs - Office of the Provost 
Melady Hall 104 
203-396-8032

Email:


Books (3)

Contributions to Books (6)

Articles (8)

Book Reviews (12)