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Br. Michael Meister, F.S.C,  |  Scholarship  |  Service  

Education:

  • Ph.D Theology and Literature, Graduate Theological Union, 1987
    Dissertation: "Welty's Imagery: Poetics Of The Transcendent"
  • M.A. Theology, Saint Marys College of California, 1979
  • B.A. Humanities, English, University of Southern California, 1969

Teaching Experience:

  • Chairman, Department of Religious Studies - Saint Mary's College of California (1996 - 1998)
  • Assistant Professor - Saint Mary's College of California (1981 - Present)
  • Instructor - De La Salle High School, Concord, California (1974 - 1981)
  • Instructor - Cathedral High School, Los Angeles, California (1967 - 1974)

Professional Experience:

  • Director of the Joseph Alemany Community of Christian Brothers - Saint Mary's College of California (2001 - Present)
  • Assistant Academic Vice President - Saint Mary's College of California (1998 - Present)
  • Associate Dean, School of Extended Education - Saint Mary's College of California (1988 - 1990)
  • Residence Hall Counselor - Saint Mary's College of California (1984 - Present)
  • Director of the Joseph Alemany Community of Christian Brothers - Saint Mary's College of California (1983 - 1989)
  • Principal - De La Salle High School, Concord, California (1977 - 1981)
  • Assistant Director - Benilde Hall - Christian Brothers' House of Studies, Moraga, California (1975 - 1986)
  • Director of the Christian Brothers' Community - Cathedral High School, Los Angeles, California (1972 - 1974)
  • Vice - Principal and Dean of Students - Cathedral High School, Los Angeles, California (1972 - 1974)
  • Assistant Principal - De La Salle High School, Concord, California
  • Assistant Treasurer - Cathedral High School, Los Angeles, California
  • Assistant Director of Student Retreats - Cathedral High School, Los Angeles, California

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Mailing Address

Saint Mary's College of California
1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94575
(925) 631-4000
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