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Michael Tessmer

Communication Advisor

  • MA in Political Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • BA in History and Political Science, University of Pittsburgh, Bradford

Michael is from the United States and holds degrees in history and political science. Previously, he worked for an Office of Inspector General and was a graduate teaching assistant during his MA program. His academic interests include comparative politics, social movements, transnational migration, and public policy.

At CAES, Michael offers workshops on public speaking, academic writing, and professional writing to undergraduates and postgraduates. He also supports students with IELTS & GRE test preparation and leads a weekly discussion group covering controversial social and political topics.

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Political Science Association

Office: Room 6.33

Telephone: 3910 2422

Email Address: tessmer@hku.hk