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

  • January 1, 2015

    Gastronomy Program in Daily Free Press

    On November 20, 2014, the Daily Free Press article “BU gastronomy program combines academia with ‘culinaria,’” examined the master’s program in Gastronomy at BU’s Metropolitan College. The program was founded by Julia Child and Jacques Pépin, with academic support from BU College of Arts & Sciences Professor of Archaeology and... [ More ]

  • December 30, 2014

    Merry White, Professor and Food, Wine & Arts Instructor, in BU Today

    The BU Today article “Studying Brahmins, Baked Beans, and Baseball” profiled a course taught by College of Arts & Science Professor of Anthropology Merry “Corky” White. Among the BU students enrolled in “Boston: An Ethnographic Approach” were three students from MET’s Evergreen program, which allows those 58 or older to... [ More ]

  • November 25, 2014

    Professor John Day on the Net Neutrality Debate

    MET Computer Science Lecturer John Day authored an article on net neutrality for Hightechforum.org, called “Be Careful What You Wish For: Caution on Net Neutrality.” According to Day, “Net Neutrality seems to be the hottest topic around these days. The good guys are for it and the bad guys are... [ More ]

  • October 25, 2014

    Gastronomy Professor Merry White on Ogawa Coffee in Boston

    On October 24, 2014, the Boston Globe reported that Japanese coffee chain Ogawa Coffee will be making its debut in Boston. In the article, College of Arts & Sciences Professor of Anthropology Merry White explains, “There is a real Boston coffee scene now. It wasn’t true 20 years ago.” Professor... [ More ]

  • October 20, 2014

    Advertising Professor Quoted in Courier-Journal

    Christopher Cakebread, a Boston University College of Communication professor who specializes in sports advertising and who teaches in the master’s program in Advertising, is quoted in the article “Shoe Companies Pay Millions for Walking Ads,” which appeared in Louisville’s Courier-Journal: “When you sponsor a team, you've got essentially six or... [ More ]