Michael Stewart

Global Perspectives Fellow
PhD Candidate – Human-Computer Interaction

Michael Stewart is currently writing his dissertation for a PhD in Human-Computer Interaction with the Computer Science Department at Virginia Tech. In addition to his forthcoming doctorate, Michael also holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (University of North Carolina, 2007) and a Master of Science in Computer Science.

In addition to the aforementioned degrees, Michael also holds a Future Professoriate Graduate Certificate. As a component of Virginia Tech’s Transformative Graduate Education initiative, this certificate program addresses the roles and responsibilities of future faculty members, explores various pedagogical approaches, and reconsiders hierarchical teaching and learning paradigms.

Since August 2014, Michael has held the Global Perspectives Fellowship at Virginia Tech’s Graduate School. His duties in this post involve numerous endeavors related to international collaborative higher education and training graduate students about the effective use of social media and other tools for teaching and professional development. Since beginning his work with the Global Perspectives Program (GPP) Michael has designed, implemented, and moderated a diverse technological, pedagogical, and social media portfolio. 

To learn more about Michael, visit his homepage.