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Michelle Simms

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Michelle Simms is fascinated with the structure and power of Story and utilizes the Hero’s Journey in her course design. As a Lecturer in the Film Program, Dr. Simms teaches the language of film through her Introduction to Film Analysis course and introduces Aggies to the film world through her special topics course: The South by Southwest Experience.

Dr. Simms is a FIRST Faculty Mentor to first generation college students and an Informal Education researcher, leveraging Entertainment-Education methodology to create film and television shows that communicate academic concepts through the language of film.

Ask Dr. Simms how her eclectic academic background and film industry experience actually work together. She loves to tell that story!