Michael provides information literacy instruction and research consultations for the departments of history, communication, and philosophy, and he regularly teaches Trinity's First-Year Experience, a writing-intensive seminar that prepares students to thrive at the university. He also serves as FYE Coordinator, overseeing the logistical and budgetary aspects of the program.
Michael has written for First Monday, the San Antonio Express-News, Portal: Libraries and the Academy, the Charleston Adviser, and VGMO: Video Game Music Online. His research interests include media fandom, game studies, and scholarly communication. A self-described gutter culture connoisseur, Michael plays too many games, reads too many comic books, and wakes up too early on the weekend to watch Arsenal FC.