Michael Cunningham earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University and a Ph.D. in European History from the University of Connecticut. His main interest is the history of science from the Scientific Revolution to the present, including the work of Charles Darwin and the continuing controversy over the theory of evolution by natural selection. He has taught History of Science and European history, primarily in the context of Western Civilization, at UConn and several other colleges in Connecticut. In the years between graduating from Lehigh and beginning the graduate program at UConn, Michael served as an account manager for Travelers Insurance in Hartford, Connecticut. He joined IISP in 2013.
Michael advises individualized majors and teaches the Capstone Course (UNIV 4600W). In some semesters, he also teaches a section of the gateway course (UNIV 2600).
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