Michael Schurter


Telephone: 413-545-5619

Email: mschurter@isenberg.umass.edu

Office: Isenberg 208

Currently teaching: SOM 310, SOM 292C


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Honours B.A., English, McMaster University

M.A., English, Clark University

Ph.D. (ABD), Theatre, University of Minnesota

Research/Teaching Interests:

 Video and New Media

 Business Theatre

 Communications Strategy

 Corporate Communication

 Cross-cultural Communication

 Cinema Studies and Adbusting


As partner and creative director of Virgo Visions, Michael provides communications services such as copywriting, scriptwriting, meeting conceptualization, and web support to some of the world's most respected brands, including AT&T, Verizon, Wells Fargo, US Bank, Canon, Lilly, Medtronic and Thomson Reuters. He has previously taught at the University of Minnesota, Clark University, and the Toronto School of Business.


 Playwright's Center Stagetime Award

 Loft Literary Center Fellowship Award