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51 Mowry Ave.

J. Michael Green Norwich, CT 06360


ph# 860-887-2865

Jgreen_americanpolitics@yahoo.com.br- mgreen@historian.zenbe.com

CAREER PROFILE
Innovative Professor of Political Science and History with the experience and
the ability to develop, organize and implement educational programs,
administrative programs, and instructional materials within a college
environment.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

University of New Haven, West Haven, Connecticut, Fall 2008


History-Political Science Instructor, Adjunct Faculty, Practitioner In Residence
Taught Modern Western Civilization (1789 to the present) to 85 undergraduates in
3 classes using lectures based on the text and creating supplemental teaching
materials to create a comprehensive overview.
Worked to launch the Learning Community that linked History class assignments
and English class assignments requiring the coordination of both professors.
Used a writing across the curriculum strategy to implement writing assignments
resulting in a term paper and essay exams. Students were required to confer with
the professor on topics chosen for writing the course paper.
Developed rapport with students identifying good points of assignment and
projects and then explaining areas for improvement.
Used a standard outline for each lecture for students to use in their note taking
and for composing questions.
Provided a copy of PowerPoint lectures online for students to review before exams.
Used Blackboard to provide a web page for student communication, assignments,
and course documents.

Three Rivers Community College, Norwich, Connecticut, Spring 2008


History-Political Science Instructor, Adjunct Faculty
Taught World Civilization II 122 class to 15 undergraduates using lectures based
on the text and creating supplemental teaching materials to present a
comprehensive overview.
Incorporated cultural and sociological aspects to supplement the standard text
and to illustrate the cultural and social development of western man.
Used a writing across the curriculum strategy to implement writing assignments
resulting in a term paper and essay exams. Students were required to confer with
the professor on topics chosen for writing the course paper.
Developed rapport with students identifying good points of assignment and
projects and then explaining areas for improvement.
51 Mowry Ave.
J. Michael Green Norwich, CT 06360
ph# 860-887-2865

Jgreen_americanpolitics@yahoo.com.br- mgreen@historian.zenbe.com

Used a standard outline for each lecture for students to use in their note taking
and for composing questions.
Provided a copy of PowerPoint lectures online for students to review before exams.
Connecticut State Library, Hartford, Connecticut, May –October 2007, April –
August 2008
Legislative Aide/Billroom Clerk
Worked with the staff to index the hearings for the all the General Assembly
Committees for 2006
Developed a website for how a bill becomes a law now on the Connecticut State
Library web page (http://www.cslib.org/legtutorial)
(http://www.persuasivetype.com/ReadyGo/MikeGreenFiles/MyWebs/Howabillbecom
esalaw.htm) to illustrate the legislative process.
Assisted the Billroom staff with filing the current legislative session's bills and
acted as a courier for the state library to gather the bills from the General
Assembly.
Worked with the History and Genealogy department to prepare the Hale Collection
for binding.
Worked with the History and Genealogy department to re-organize census
microfilm and other duties as needed

Salem State College, Salem, Massachusetts, August 2006-June 2007


Professor of Political Sciences, Adjunct Faculty
Taught two sections of Political Science 201 in the Fall semester of 2006 and
spring semester of 2007, American Politics, with class sizes of 30-35 each.
Taught one section of Political Science 310, The American Congress, with a class
size of 15-17 in the fall of 2006.
Taught one section of Political Science 306, Political Communication, in the spring
semester of 2007 with a class size of 10-15.
Integrated a Follow the Bill Program in the spring semester as a tool for students
to understand the complexity of the Congressional process.
Integrated the Congressional Elections of 2006 into the class using The
Independent Political Think Tank as a tool for students to track assigned
Congressional districts to predict an election outcome.
Integrated and coordinated with the Salem State College Library a designed class
session dedicated to enable students to find assigned information for The
Independent Political Think Tank.
Used discussion sessions for students to exchange information helpful to their
assigned research and to illustrate the correct format for the final assignment.
Used the standard lecture format, integrating PowerPoint presentations in the
51 Mowry Ave.
J. Michael Green Norwich, CT 06360
ph# 860-887-2865

Jgreen_americanpolitics@yahoo.com.br- mgreen@historian.zenbe.com

spring of 2007, providing an outline for each lecture and allowing time for
questions from students.

Gibbs College, Farmington, Connecticut, May 2006-September 2006


Instructor, Adjunct Faculty
Taught two classes in Contemporary Issues to classes of 10-12 using internet
integration.
Used the class as a tool to teach research methods and credible scrutiny of
resources.
Enhanced the importance of writing and using proper grammatical methods in
writing critiques and larger papers.
Built strong communication skills with students using email and one on one
methods.
Course included the incorporation of the rules of Impromptu Debate on
controversial issues outlined in the text to illustrate a logical argument.
Encouraged students to speak out without being chastised and to stringently
follow rules of civility in class regardless of the point of view of the instructor or
the students.

Connecticut State Library, Hartford, Connecticut, February-August 2006


Legislative Aide/Billroom Clerk
Worked with the staff to index the hearings for the all the General Assembly
Committees for 2006
Developed a website for how a bill becomes a law now on the Connecticut State
Library web page (http://www.cslib.org/legtutorial) to illustrate the legislative
process.
Assisted the Billroom staff with filing the current legislative session's bills and
acted as a courier for the state library to gather the bills from the General
Assembly.
Worked with the History and Genealogy department to prepare the Hale Collection
for binding.
Worked with the History and Genealogy department to re-organize census
51 Mowry Ave.
J. Michael Green Norwich, CT 06360
ph# 860-887-2865

Jgreen_americanpolitics@yahoo.com.br- mgreen@historian.zenbe.com

microfilm and other duties as needed.

Housatonic Community College, Bridgeport, Connecticut, Fall 2005


History Instructor, Adjunct Faculty
Taught Early American History 201 to 15 undergraduates and Western Civilization
101 to 30 undergraduates using lectures based on the text and creating
supplemental teaching materials to present a comprehensive overview.
Incorporated cultural and sociological aspects to supplement the standard text
and to illustrate the cultural and social development of western man.
Used a writing across the curriculum strategy to implement writing assignments
resulting in a term paper and essay exams. Students were required to confer with
the professor on topics chosen for writing the course paper.
Developed rapport with students identifying good points of assignment and
projects and then explaining areas for improvement.
Used a standard outline for each lecture for students to use in their note taking
and for composing questions.

Lake Michigan College, Benton Harbor, Michigan, Spring-Summer 2005


History & Political Science Instructor, Adjunct Faculty
Taught Modern American History 202 to 20 freshmen and sophomores, developing
lectures based on the text and creating supplemental teaching materials to
present comprehensive overview.
Incorporated aspects of American Labor History to supplement the standard text
and to illustrate the cultural and social development of the average American.
Used a writing across the curriculum strategy to implement writing assignments
resulting in a term papers and essay exams.
Taught Political Science 101 (National Government) and 102 (State and Local
Government) incorporating interactive strategies using a satellite hookup with
other campuses. This involved using PowerPoint presentations and video
motoring.
Incorporated the Follow the Bill Program in Political Science. Students had to
track current legislation before Congress using internet sources, reporting on its
progress from its inception to the end of the class.
Developed rapport with students, identifying good points of assignments and
projects and then explaining areas for improvement.
To monitor and assess teaching presentation, conducted a pre and post test of the
class to assess areas for further curricular development.

Kellogg Community College, Battle Creek, Michigan, Spring-Summer 1998-


51 Mowry Ave.
J. Michael Green Norwich, CT 06360
ph# 860-887-2865

Jgreen_americanpolitics@yahoo.com.br- mgreen@historian.zenbe.com

1999
History Instructor, Adjunct Faculty
Taught Modern American History course to 20 freshmen and sophomores,
developing lectures based on text and creating supplemental teaching materials
to present comprehensive overview.
Used writing and research assignments to involve students, including successful
project to research and choose 100 most notable Americans from 1901-2000.
Developed rapport with students, identifying good points of assignments and
projects and then explaining areas for improvement.
Incorporated video, open discussions, and PowerPoint presentations into lectures,
emphasizing civility, sensitivity, and tolerance of opinions during interactive
classes.
Instructed 30 students in Western Civilization class, implementing interactive
group assignments that required students to research and expand on available
information to justify historical choices.
Incorporated letters written by ordinary citizens in Modern American History
course with 20 students to bring historical perspective closer to average people.

CLASSES UNDER DEVELOPMENT

The Presidency: The Evolution of Presidential Power from Washington to the


Present
Women in Politics: From Abigail Adams to the Women's Revolution of 1992
Protest Politics: Women, Labor, and Minorities in the 20th Century and Beyond
State Supreme Court Systems: The Courts of Last Resort in the States
Political Theory: From Plato to JS Mill.
Political Theory: The Social Contract Thinkers
The Judicial Branch: The Least Dangerous Branch?
Canadian Government: From Its Foundation to the Present
Canadian Provincial Institutions: The Premier to the Judiciary
The Other Americas: South and Central America: Colonialism to 1808
The Other Americas: South and Central America: Independence to the Present
51 Mowry Ave.
J. Michael Green Norwich, CT 06360
ph# 860-887-2865

Jgreen_americanpolitics@yahoo.com.br- mgreen@historian.zenbe.com

American Woman: The Role of Women in American Politics, History, and Culture

EDUCATION

M.A., Political Science, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 2002

M.A., History, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan 1996

B.A., History, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Michigan


1991
Capitol Hill Intern, Congressman Howard Wolpe, 1990

A.A., History, Kellogg Community College, Battle Creek, Michigan 1989


NOW Scholarship
Duplantis Award
Peer Advisor

ADDITIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE


The Savings Institute, Willimantic, Connecticut January 2004-April 2005
Assistant Compliance Administrator
Responsible for assisting the Executive Compliance Officer in the oversight
functions of the entire bank, including implementation of federal banking policies
governing every aspect of bank functions.
Responsible for the creation of flowcharts for auditors covering every aspect of
information flow within the entire institutional structure and physical oversight.
Responsible for overseeing compliance software ensuring the timely distribution
to bank personnel, and the creation of monthly and annual reports.
Responsible for the overseeing of the implementation of the FDICIA
documentation and reporting process of all bank functions.
51 Mowry Ave.
J. Michael Green Norwich, CT 06360
ph# 860-887-2865

Jgreen_americanpolitics@yahoo.com.br- mgreen@historian.zenbe.com

Standard Federal Bank, Kalamazoo, Michigan 2001-2003


Teller II
Performed client account functions; completed transactions, including deposits,
withdrawals, and transfers; and consistently maintained excellent balancing
record.
Assisted clients with maintenance of account profiles via analysis of account
status.

Michigan National Bank, Kalamazoo, Michigan 1992-2001


Teller II 2001
Managed office, advised co-workers on procedures, monitored client accounts
daily, and balanced personal window and entire branch.
Adhered to stringent security measures, investigating fraudulent acts, testifying in
court, and earning cash reward from bank.

Personal Banking Representative 1997-2001


Served clients by opening and closing accounts, taking loan application
information, and performing teller duties as needed.
Gathered sensitive client information, observing confidentiality procedures and
performing wire transfers of large sums of cash.
Achieved or exceeded loan goals consistently and performed administrative
responsibilities in absence of manager.

Teller II 1995-1997
Conducted daily branch activities, including authorizing large cash orders,
balancing entire branch, and addressing customer service issues.

Contingent Teller 1992-1995


Assisted branches with daily teller activities on as needed basis.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

State Supreme Courts - Nonpartisan Electoral Systems - Canadian Politics -


Canadian Judicial Systems within the Provinces - The American Presidency and
The Canadian Prime Minister - Women & Minorities in Politics – Civil Rights &
Voting Rights- American Political Institutions - Modern American History -
American Labor History – The Latino Vote: The Rise of Latino America
51 Mowry Ave.
J. Michael Green Norwich, CT 06360
ph# 860-887-2865

Jgreen_americanpolitics@yahoo.com.br- mgreen@historian.zenbe.com

PUBLICATIONS

Green, J. Michael. “A Constitutional Crisis Averted in Connecticut” Justice System


Journal. Vol. 29, No 1 (May 2008).

TEACHING AREAS
American Politics and Political Theory

Introduction to the American Political System


The Presidency: Shared Powers or Unilateral Action?
The Congress: The People's House
The Congress Part II: The Senate
The Judiciary: The Attitudinal Model Versus the New Institutional Approach
The Presidency: The Co-Equal Branch
The Judiciary: The Least Dangerous Branch?
Public Policy: Issue Networks, Iron Triangles, or Entrepreneurs?
Introduction to Political Theory: The Western Influence
Introduction to Political Theory: The Greeks to the Enlightenment
Introduction to Political Theory: The Enlightenment to Liberalism
Introduction to Political Theory: Liberalism to Modern Democratic Theory
State and Local Politics: Governors, State Supreme Courts, and Assemblies
Issues in American Politics: Voting Rights and the Shaping of Representation
Issues in American Politics: The Influence of Women in Politics
Political Parties: Where as the Party Gone?

American, Latin American, and European History

American Labor History from Columbus to the Civil War


Survey of American History from Columbus to the Civil War
Nineteenth Century American & European History
Twentieth Century American & European History
The Great Depression: America and Europe Crash
Reconstruction America
51 Mowry Ave.
J. Michael Green Norwich, CT 06360
ph# 860-887-2865

Jgreen_americanpolitics@yahoo.com.br- mgreen@historian.zenbe.com

The American Civil War


The New Deal
The Cold War
Vietnam and America
Progressivism and Populism an Era of Reform
World War I and World War II
Political History of the United States in the 19th Century
Political History of the United States in the 20th Century
Western Civilization from the Ancient World to the Renaissance
Western Civilization from Medieval Times to the French Revolution
Survey of Modern European History since the French Revolution
World Civilization – From the Age of Exploration to the Twentieth Century
World Civilization – The Twentieth Century to the Present
World Civilization – From the Dawn of Civilization to the Middle Ages
World Civilization – From the Middle Ages to the Renaissance
Survey of Latin America – Colonialism to the 19th Century
Survey of Latin America – Independence to the Present
Revolutions that Shook the World: The American, French and Latin American
Revolutions

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Phi Alpha Theta Organization of American Historians


Phi Theta Kappa American Association of State and Local
American Historical Association History
American Philosophical Association Organization of American Historians
American Political Science Association Australian Political Science Association
51 Mowry Ave.
J. Michael Green Norwich, CT 06360
ph# 860-887-2865

Jgreen_americanpolitics@yahoo.com.br- mgreen@historian.zenbe.com

Southern Political Science Association The Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies:


Northeastern Political Science Europe and the Americas
Association National Center For the Study of State
Western Political Science Association Courts
Midwest Political Science Association Huguenot Historical Society
American Committee for Quebec Association for Canadian Studies in the
Studies United States
Societe Quebecoise de Science Politique
Canadian Political Science Association
American Judicature Society
Center for the Study of the Presidency

REFERENCES

Dr. Gary C. Roberts Denise Jernigan


Professor of Political Science Connecticut State Library
Lake Michigan College Unit Heat of Legislative Reference/Law
2755 Napier Ave. 231 Capitol Avenue
Benton Harbor, MI 49022 Hartford, CT 06106
Phone 269-927-8100 Ext. 5016 Phone: 860-757-6500 Ext: 6598
roberts@lakemichigancollege.edu Email: Djernigan@cslib.org

Dr. Ashlyn Kuersten Ms. Sandra Mitchell


Professor of Political Science Vice-President of Corporate
Western Michigan University Relations
Kalamazoo, MI 49008 The Savings Institute
Phone: 269-387-5690 Wilimantic, CT 06360
Kuersten@wmich.edu Phone: 860-456-6509
Email:
Sandra_Mitchell@banksi.com

John Dilworth Dr. Richard Levy


Chair of Social Science Department Chair of Political Science
Kellogg Community College Department
51 Mowry Ave.
J. Michael Green Norwich, CT 06360
ph# 860-887-2865

Jgreen_americanpolitics@yahoo.com.br- mgreen@historian.zenbe.com

450 N. Ave. Salem State College


Battle Creek, MI 49017 352 Lafayette Blvd.
Phone: 269-965-3931 Salem, MA 01970
Phone: 978-542-6362
Email: richlevyus@yahoo.com

Steve Mirsky Dr. J. Kevin Corder


Connecticut State Library Professor of Political Science
Billroom/ Legislative Director Western Michigan University
231 Capitol Avenue Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Hartford, CT 06106 Phone: 269-387-5680
Phone: 860-757-6500 or Toll-free Corder@wmich.edu
866-886-4478
Email: SMirsky@cslib.org