Curriculum Vitae

Michele DeVoe Lussky



  • B.A., English Language and Literature, Grand Valley State University

  • M.A., in English - Creative Non-Fiction, Central Michigan University

Post-graduate coursework in:

  • Literary Criticism, Western Michigan University

  • Poetry, Cleveland State University's Imagination Conference

  • Creative Writing, Grand Rapids Community College

  • History of Gender and Sexuality, Grand Rapids Community College

  • Reading Methods and Theory, Central Michigan University

Professional Development and Credentials:

  • Comprehensive Sexuality Educator - Our Whole Lives

  • Reiki I and II Attunement- Fran Snider

  • Breathwork Level 3 - David Elliot

  • Equity and Inclusion Training, Adjunct Academy, Portfolio Training- Grand Valley State University

  • Great Teachers Seminar and Learning Technology Course, Delta College

  • Religious Education, Youth Development, Worship Development, and Curriculum Development, Unitarian Universalist Association

Professional Experience:

  • Writer, Ghostwriter, Editor, Creativity Coach, Event Coordinator and Breathwork Facilitator and Trainer, Shamama, LLC

  • Writing and Literature Professor/Adjunct Professor, Saginaw Valley State University, Delta College, Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College, and Grand Valley State University

  • Assistant Director of Learning Support Services, Baker College

  • Director of Religious Education, Midland UU Fellowship and All Souls Community Church of West Michigan

Community Involvement:

  • Keynote Speaker and Victim's Advocate, Grand Valley State University Gayle R. Davis Center for Women and Gender Equity

  • Board Member, Stepping Stones Montessori School

  • Odyssey of the Mind Coach and Judge, Rockford Public Schools