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Michael Pieracci, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Humanities and Social Sciences, Career Track

Hometown: San Jose, CA

Favorite Cities: San Francisco and Florence, Italy


PhD: Psychology, Saybrook University, San Francisco, CA. Dissertation: The Mythopoesis of Psychotherapy: Narrative, Mythic, and Literary Themes in Stories of Psychotherapy Clients

MA: Humanities (Literature Concentration). California State University, Dominguez Hills. Thesis: Oh, Precious Ode: A Readers-Response to the Poetry of Sharon Olds.

MA: Clinical Psychology, John F. Kennedy University, Orinda, CA

BA: Sociology, University of San Francisco

Areas of Interest

Classical Literature and Culture, Biblical History, Political Sociology, Narrative Psychology, Mythological Studies, Religion as a Sociological Phenomenon, Multi-disciplinary approaches within the Liberal Arts,  Poetry (especially Dante’s Divine Comedy)

Contact Dr. Pieracci

Office: CIC 125L
Phone: 509 372 7392