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
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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James R. Geist, D.D.S., M.S.
Professor, Bio. & Diag. Sciences; Director of O/M Imaging Center

“When you leave here, you will be ready on the first day to practice as a general dentist in a competent and honorable manner.”
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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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Sharon S. Moser
Associate Professor, Physician Assistant Program

“UDM is the #1 PA program in the state. So hospitals actually seek out our graduates for employment.”
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Pam Wilkins
Associate Professor of Law; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

“We really get to know you at the law school, and we pride ourselves on our small, cohesive community.”
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Carol C. Weisfeld
Professor, Psychology

“After my class, you will appreciate the differences between males and females at any age.”
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