Before coming to St. Mary's College, Michael Cain was engaged in full-time instruction at four different universities.  During this time he received two teaching awards for his service and national recognition for his course design.  Dr. Cain has taught over 1200 people, including introductory and advanced college students, adult and returning students, foreign students and graduate students.  He has served as an instructional or training consultant to three different national firms and he has provided training guidance to over 10 different instructors.

To see what previous honors students from Ole Miss say about his basketball skills and his teaching style, visit University of Mississippi Honors College.


Ph.D., University of Maryland, Political Science, 1993. 
    Major Field: Formal Political Theory


M.A., University of Maryland, Political Economy, 1989.
    Major Field: Political Economy and Public Choice
B.A., Rutgers University, Philosophy, 1980

Previous Teaching Experience

University of Mississippi, Assistant Professor in Political Science, 1992-1999.
University of Warsaw, Visiting Professor in Public Policy, 1995-1996.
University of Maryland, Instructor in Government and Politics, 1990-1992.
George Washington University, Lecturer in Political Methodology, Spring 1989.


Additional Training

Polish Language Training. University of Warsaw, 1995-1996.
Advanced Training in Game Theory and Statistics. University of Michigan, Summer 1988.
Public Choice Analyses of Politics. George Mason University, Summer 1987.
Ethics and Political Philosophy.  University of Maryland, 1980-1982.



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