Michael Schurter

Lecturer


Telephone: 413-545-5619

Email: mschurter@isenberg.umass.edu

Office: Isenberg 208

Currently teaching: SOM 310, SOM 292C

 

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Education:

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



Biography:

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.

Awards:

 Playwright's Center Stagetime Award

 Loft Literary Center Fellowship Award