Meet Our Faculty

Our faculty members want great things for you – and you'll sense that from the moment you start at UDM. Nearly 90 percent of our faculty hold a Ph.D. or terminal degree, and our student-faculty ratio is 14:1. What does this mean to you? It means you'll be working closely with accomplished, dedicated professionals whose first priority is teaching.

Daniel Pitera
Associate Professor of Architecture; Director of Detroit Collaborative Design Center

“As a student, you're not just gaining information. You're part of a process of making better architecture, and better cities.”
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Greg Ulferts
Professor, Business Administration; Director, Graduate Business Programs

“As a leader of tomorrow, you need to understand the impact that technology is going to have on you individually, in your work life and, more importantly, on our society.”
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Michael Hoen, D.D.S.
Director, Graduate Endodontic Program

“Through developing your skills and applying cutting-edge technology, you will have the clinical skills to make a living offering patients the best in endodontic treatment.”
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Matthew J. Mio
Associate Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry

“If you have a question, you can either spend three and a half hours trying to figure it out yourself using Wikipedia and the text book, or 30 seconds asking me.”
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Rose-Marie Higgins
Associate Professor, Physician Assistant Program

“After two years of PA classes, you will begin clinical rotations and you start to make the connection. It's the 'light bulb' moment.”
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David Koelsch
Clinical Associate Professor of Law

“I will treat you as a colleague — as a lawyer — and provide you an education that will get you where you want to go.”
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Jason Roche
Assistant Professor, Communication Studies; Director, Honors Program

“When you graduate with a degree in Communication Studies, you've got a whole world of possibilities.”
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