New to ACIS, Michael received an excellent English education from St. John Jesuit HS, his BA in Sociology from the University of Notre Dame, Teaching & Administrative Credentials from San Jose State University, and his MA in Education-Organization-Leadership from the University of San Francisco. After years teaching HS and Community College, Michael became a part of SJSU where he lectured in Sociology and directed the Center for Community Learning. In exploring his Irish Heritage, Michael compiled the Definitive St. Patrick’s Day Festivity (c) 1998, then elevated to creating an abridged version of James Joyce’s ULYSSES (c) 2022. Michael has thrice traveled Ireland. He is now Lecturer Emeritus at SJSU.