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  • Robert MichalowDr. Robert Michalow

    Assistant Professor of Education
     Coordinator, Environmental Education Masters Program 

    Prep Hall, ground floor
    (724) 805-2710


    Ph.D., West Virginia University
    Masters of Science, Environmental Science and Management, Duquesne University, 2000
    B.S., Major: Biology, Minor: Chemistry, Education, Saint Vincent College, 1991
    Certification: Biology, 1991

    Dr. Michalow's CV 

    Courses Taught

    GCEE 608 Environmental Education
    GCEE 618: Soil Science, Agriculture and Terrestrial Ecosystems

    ES 115 Introduction to Environmental Science
    ES 117 Introduction to Environmental Science Laboratory
    ED 109: Physical/Cultural Geography
    ED 244 Teaching of Science/Health N-6
    ED 304 Teaching of Science, 7-12
    ED 400: Field Experience IV: Pre-Student Teaching
    ED 410 Student Teaching Supervisor

    Honors and Awards

    John Granish Award, 1991
    Nichols-Benedum Award, 1999
    Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award, 2003
    Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 2004

    About Mr. Michalow:

    Dr. Michalow is a doctorate candidate at West Virginia University in Forest Resource Sciences and is a full-time instructor in education and science. Prior to working at Saint Vincent College, Mr. Michalow was a classroom science teacher at Sewickley Academy in Pittsburgh for nine years. Dr. Michalow also holds degrees from Saint Vincent College and Duquesne University in science education and environmental science and management. His research interests are focused on environmental education and the benefits of science pedagogical teaching across the curriculum and levels. Dr. Michalow teaches in the environmental education master’s degree at Saint Vincent College. Currently, Dr. Michalow teaches the undergraduate courses in environmental science, elementary and secondary science methods and observes science student teachers. He is very active in campus incentives such as the NSF Grant, the Environmental Education Center, and ScienceWise.