Steven Michels is professor of political science at Sacred Heart University, in Fairfield, CT, where he’s been since 2002.

His professional activities include faculty and curriculum development; educational effectiveness; undergraduate research; and diversity, equity, and inclusion. Visit The Rubic, his blog on teaching and higher ed, to read more.

Steven’s academic writing focuses on political theory, democracy, and popular culture. See his collected list of books, chapters and articles, book reviews and notes, and other scholarship.

Born and raised in southeastern Michigan, which is a great place to be from, Steven has also lived, studied, and worked in Athens (GA), Chicago, New Haven, New York City, and New Haven again.

When he’s not on campus, Steven is probably listening to music and writing songs, following baseball and the Chicago Cubs, and cleaning up after his two energetic and mostly awesome cats, Teddy and Willa.