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Jul 30 2013
Faculty Profile: Dr. Michael P. Levens

“Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.”

-Albert Einstein

Walsh College has done its homework. One of the primary goals is to have well respected and highly skilled business leaders teaching our courses. Many of our faculty members have made a global impact on their industry through research and implementation.

The next faculty profile is of Dr. Michael P. Levens, PhD.  Dr. Levens is an extremely distinguished faculty member. He has received over 15 awards and scholarship over the last 30 years, one of which being the Fulbright Specialist Roster in 2010, in addition to over 100 research projects he has conducted throughout the world. He is the chair of Business Administration and an associate professor of Marketing. 

Dr. Levens was kind enough to answer a few questions so all of you could get to know him a bit better!


Live in Lake Orion, Grew up in Fenton and Born in Flint

Educational Credentials

Post-doc, Tulane University
Ph.D., Capella University
MBA, Bond University
B.S., Kettering University


Travel – 42 countries, 5 continents and counting; triathlon and distance running

What was your dream growing up?

Music – studied piano and euphonium at Interlochen, toured Europe in an orchestra

Why did you decide to teach?

Enjoyed leading corporate training seminars and mentoring employees and ultimately decided teaching was my calling

Why should students choose Walsh College?

Walsh College offers a valuable mix of conceptual knowledge and application based on the diverse experiences of faculty and students. Walsh College cares deeply about the learning experience for students and expects its faculty to demonstrate capabilities in both teaching and research.

Most fond memory at Walsh College

I am proud of the many amazing accomplishments of our students, alumni, staff and faculty. I am regularly reminded of the high quality of our students by the continued strong performance in the ACG Detroit Cup and other competitions.

Advice for students

Remember to take full advantage of the knowledge and experiences of your instructors and classmates. It is not just about the subjects that you study at Walsh College. There is a broader context of learning that can make your life richer from your experiences at Walsh College.

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Stay tuned for more blogs to give you an inside peak into the lives and minds of some of our esteemed professors and be sure to take the time to sit down with your professors outside of classroom time, they are pretty amazing people!


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