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.
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.
February 19, 2014
MET’s former dean and current Associate Professor of Administrative Sciences, Jay A. Halfond, wrote an article for The Huffington Post on the growing popularity of distance learning done completely online. Dr. Halfond states that those most attuned to the advantages of distance learning are “generally older, with careers and families—[who]... [ More ]
February 4, 2014
Assistant Professor of City Planning and Urban Affairs Enrique Silva led a graduate-level seminar called the Boston Urban Symposium in the spring of 2012. This course included collecting and analyzing background and demographic research, site feasibility and design, and writing grant and financing proposals—but the main objective of the course was... [ More ]
January 24, 2014
On January 6, Associate Professor and Chair of Administrative Sciences Kip Becker traveled to Shanghai, China, to speak at the Fudan MBA Forum at the School of Management, Fudan University. Becker’s presentation on “Social Networks and Innovative Marketing Strategy: Connecting Consumers, Developing Brands, and Protecting Image” was received enthusiastically by... [ More ]
January 8, 2014
Melinde Lutz Byrne, director of the genealogical research program at MET’s Center for Professional Education, and forensic researcher and former CPE genealogical instructor Sharon Sargent, were recently quoted in Newsweek. In the article, they discuss why the proposal to limit or block access to the “Death Master File” will not... [ More ]
December 23, 2013
MET’s Assistant Professor of Gastronomy Dr. Rachel Black, recently published a collection of essays on the history and cultural ramifications of wine production entitled Wine and Culture: Vineyard to Glass. The book was featured as part of a gift giving guide for wine lovers on SFGate.com, the online version of... [ More ]