Mike has taught film directing, film production, film history, and American cultural history since 1999.

New York Film Academy College of Visual and Performing Arts, Burbank, CA (2012-2022): Directing the Thesis Film (MFA), Director’s Craft (BFA), Cinema Studies (MFA), Critical Film Studies (BFA), Eastern European Cinema (BFA), History of Cinematography (MFA), American Cultural History (BFA), member of MFA Thesis Committees and serve as thesis adviser for MFA and BFA students.

California State University, Fullerton, CA (2012): Introduction to American Popular Culture

Hunter College, New York, NY (2010-2011): Film Production I

Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY (2011): Film History, 1895-present     

Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA (1999-2010): Filmmaking I, Filmmaking II, Filmmaking III, Digital Editing, Film Noir, Independent American Cinema, Maverick Hollywood Directors, Eastern European Film, World Cinema.

Boston University, Boston, MA (2008-2010): The American Road Movie, Hong Kong Cinema, and Baseball and American Culture