Continuing Lecturer at Purdue Polytechnic Richmond since 2015. Prior to becoming a full-time Continuing Lecturer, Michele was an adjunct instructor while also working full-time in her field. She has over 20 years of experience as a graphic designer and marketing specialist for advertising agencies, private businesses, not-for-profit organizations and a healthcare facility.
She received her BFA in Graphic Design from Ball State University 1993 and is currently pursuing a Masters in Media Arts & Science from IUPUI where she is focusing on 3D modeling and animation, game development, and Human Computer Interactions (HCI). Her current research focuses on creating therapeutic VR environments to reduce pain and stress in users with chronic conditions.