Dr. Michael Dillon holds a dual Bachelors of Arts in Economics and Philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh, a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University, a Doctorate of Education in Adult Education and Human Resource and Organizational Development from the University of Georgia, and recently completed a Project Management Certificate at Central Michigan University. He has been teaching face-to-face, online and hybrid courses in the MSA program since 2016, and previously taught as an adjunct faculty member for a number of years.
Prior to his career in higher education, Dr. Dillon worked in banking, finance, the mortgage business, and has taken leadership roles in multiple nonprofit organizations. His academic interests include collaborative action and power dynamics, adult learning theory, organizational learning, critical human resource and organizational development theory, leadership theory, action research methodology, hybrid and online learning, and qualitative research. He is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and currently resides in Midland, Michigan, with his family. Dr. Dillon looks forward to creating engaging spaces in each class for students to learn and grow.