Supporting MSP Students within the KU Community

School of Education

Michele M. Casavant
Assistant Dean
Primary office:
(785) 864-7096
J.R. Pearson Hall, room #215


Michele is originally from a small college town in Washington state. She earned her Ph.D. in american studies at KU and wrote her doctoral dissertation on Star Trek; and she continues to be a fan of the show. Michele currently serves as director of undergraduate advising for the School of Education, and also advises students who intend to become foreign language and/or English teachers at the high school level. She also teaches orientation seminar courses (UNIV 101).


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