A Human-among-Humans Pose: Being Shaped by the Middletown Campus

Jeff Sommers

Jeff Sommers at his retirement ceremony at MUM in 2008.

In this featured event, Jeff Sommers returns to Miami University Middletown where he served as an English faculty member from 1981 – 2008 and reflects on changes he has seen at the campus and in higher education more broadly over the last several decades, The original Coordinator of Miami Middletown's Center for Teaching and Learning, a former Associate Dean on this campus, and previous winner of Miami's prestigious Knox Distinguished Teaching Award, Dr. Sommers is a nationally known educator and Carnegie Scholar. Most recently, he completed a 10-year run as editor of Teaching English in the Two-Year College.