Adult and Higher Education

Michael Brady

Professor and Program Coordinator


400B Bailey Hall

Contact Information

Phone: (207) 780-5312

E. Michael Brady is Professor of Adult Education and Coordinator of the Adult & Higher Education Program.  After early wanderings through a Roman Catholic Seminary (BA and MDiv from St. Mary's Seminary and University) and the profession of Social Work (MSW from the University of Connecticut), he earned his PhD in adult education and gerontology - also at UCONN - and has settled happily since 1984 into the life of a teacher and scholar.

Mike teaches graduate courses in the history and philosophy of adult education, action research, facilitating learning, spirituality, and gerontology. He is a founding member of what was known at the time as  “Senior College"  which later became the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI). In his role as senior research fellow at OLLI Mike investigates a wide range of issues related to learners over the age of fifty.

To read more about his background, peruse samples of his writing, and/or tour course syllabi please visit Mike’s personal web site by clicking on the link below the photograph.