Metropolitan College’s faculty are more than distinguished scholars. They are seasoned, successful professionals who bring years of practical industry experience to the classroom. They engage students with case studies, enlighten with hands-on examples, and challenge with rigorous examination of the ideas, concepts, and methods that drive innovation. Accessible, supportive, and attentive to students’ educational and professional needs, Metropolitan College faculty share the most advanced knowledge available in their fields.

Academic News

In addition to their time in the classroom, MET faculty are constantly contributing to their fields of study. See a list of recent presentations and publications by our full-time faculty.

Faculty Spotlight

  • June 17, 2016

    MET Food & Wine Master and Wife Pen Chianti Tome

    William Nesto—a senior lecturer in MET’s Food & Wine program and one of only 312 certified Masters of Wine in the world—has co-authored a new book with his wife, Frances Di Savino, which celebrates the history of the modern wine appellation known as Chianti Classico. Their book, “Chianti Classico: The... [ More ]

  • June 17, 2016

    New Food Archeology Encyclopedia from Gastronomy Professors Comes “Highly Recommended”

    MET Gastronomy instructors and anthropologists Mary Beaudry and Karen Metheny edited “Archaeology of Food: An Encyclopedia,” the first reference work devoted to the study of food and foodways through archaeology, which is now being lauded for its ability to help students “understand the complexity of what may first appear to... [ More ]

  • June 17, 2016

    MET Health Communication Expert Offers Guidance in New Book

    Dr. Domenic Screnci, co-founder and advisor to the Metropolitan College online Master of Science in Health Communication program, has released a new book outlining optimal public health teaching methods, for both students and practitioners. “Course Design for Public Health: A Competency Based Approach,” co-authored by Screnci and others, lays out... [ More ]

  • June 1, 2016

    City Planning & Urban Affairs Scholars Join City’s ‘Imagine Boston 2030’ Discussion

    “Imagine Boston 2030”—the City of Boston’s first comprehensive, city-wide planning project in more than 50 years—is a campaign that evidences the vital roles City Planning & Urban Affairs play in preparing for the future. To mark its kickoff, Boston University’s Initiative on Cities held a “Sharing Visions, Shaping Cities” seminar. [ More ]

  • May 19, 2016

    MET’s Mega-Project Expert Says Rhode Island’s Highway Plans “Easier” Than Big Dig

    Few know more about the challenges that accompany sprawling mega-projects than Metropolitan College Assistant Professor Virginia Greiman, who served as deputy chief legal counsel and risk manager on Boston’s years-long $15 billion Big Dig, and currently lends her significant expertise in grand-scale project coordination to MET’s Administrative Sciences faculty and... [ More ]