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Richard ZinserRichard Zinser

Associate Professor, Career and Technical Education

B.A., Oakland University
M.A., Oakland University
EdD., Western Michigan University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Where are you from originally?
The Detroit area

How and when did you first become interested in your field of study?
Earlier career in industry doing technical training

What made you decide to pursue a career in higher education?
I discovered that I enjoyed training the trainers

Why did you choose to be a part of the academic community at WMU?
Best program in the area

What do you enjoy about teaching the students of WMU?
The diversity of backgrounds

Describe WMU in three words: teacher/student friendly