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Featured Faculty: Dr. Robert Anderson

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Dr. Robert Anderson

  “My best teaching memories involve students writing or visiting after graduation, to talk about life, how their learning stuck, or changed their thinking in salubrious ways.” – Dr. Robert Anderson I began teaching in 1975 and have been at UMBC since 1987. I would describe my teaching style as collaborative, focusing on personal understanding, critical thinking, and real life application.  I […]

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Featured Faculty: Dr. S. Peter Resta

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Dr. S. Peter Resta

  “I think it is fair to say that I am quite enthusiastic about what I teach.” – Dr. S. Peter Resta, UMBC Department of Psychology The first psychology course I ever taught was circa 1981 and I have been teaching at UMBC as an adjunct assistant professor for the UMBC Department of Psychology for about 10 years now. I received my […]

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Featured Faculty: Greg Ealick

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Greg Ealick

  “Winter courses tend to be slightly ‘off-the-wall-er’ than those offered in Spring and Fall, so they ought to appeal to students motivated by curiosity above and beyond the obvious goal of satisfying degree requirements.” – Greg Ealick, UMBC Department of Philosophy I have been teaching for something like 25 years.I have master’s degrees from The William Marsh Rice Institute and […]

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Featured Faculty: Michael Hummel

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Michael Hummel

  “I was a stand-up comic in San Francisco in the early 1980s, and once got bumped off the stage by an unexpected appearance by the late Robin Williams at the height of his fame! So, I bring a humorous and absurdist point of view to the contradictions that are sometime inherent in American culture, especially our often over the […]

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Featured Faculty: Dr. Sunil Dasgupta

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Sunil Dasgupta

  “If you hate politics, politics will hate you back. It will exclude you.” – Dr. Sunil Dasgupta Life Lessons in Political Science   I try to create a structure in my classroom that allows students to acquire critical learning skills that they can carry with them long after my class ends. A lot of the specifics about the courses […]

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