Mike Lemon has been a TEACH consultant since 2019; before joining the team, he was a fellow for the 2015-2016 academic year. He has helped with many Groundwork programs and has led discussions on encouraging student participation. As a TEACH consultant, he is happy to talk active learning, critical thinking, and technology in the classroom.
Mike is also a full-time instructor in the English Department, where he teaches courses in composition, technical writing, and literature. He has taught classrooms of twenty to two hundred. In addition to teaching, he mentors four to eight graduate students each semester, encouraging them to become more effective composition instructors.
Mike holds a B.A. from Brigham Young University, a M.A. from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and a Ph.D. from Texas Tech University. His research interests include the intersections of nature and social justice found in regional American literatures, American comic books, and fan reception.
In his free time, Mike participates in road and trail running, which helps him chase his three beautiful children, two aloof cats, and one very active puppy.
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