Michael Starr joined the full-time faculty of Lindsey Wilson College as an Instructor of Business in the fall of 2015 and is a member of the college's first cohort of online educators. Prior to joining Lindsey Wilson as a full-time faculty member, Michael was an adjunct instructor for Lindsey Wilson for more than five years facilitating introductory-level business courses in traditional online and synchronous remote course formats. Before beginning as an adjunct at Lindsey Wilson, Michael worked as Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Coordinator at The Scottish Bank in Charlotte, N.C. monitoring and documenting material transactions.
Michael received his BA from Elon University in May 2006 and his MBA from Pfeiffer University in August 2008. He began work on his DBA with a concentration in marketing at George Fox University in April 2012, completed his course work in December 2014, and passed comprehensive exams in February 2015. Michael is currently working on his dissertation at George Fox and hopes to defend in 2016. Following the completion of his dissertation, Michael plans to continue to research social media marketing and consumer behavior.
Outside of his scholarly pursuits, Michael enjoys playing tennis and basketball, spending time with his friends, family, and two dogs, and the occasional video game.