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Michael Dunne-Steece

Michael Dunne-Steece
Assistant Professor of Human Services

College of Arts and Sciences

Phone: 260.422.5561, ext. 2542


Office: Keene 235

Office Hours

  • Monday 8 am – 10 am
  • Tuesday 8 am – 9:30 am
  • Wednesday 8 am – 10 am
  • Thursday 9 am – 11 am
  • Friday 9 am – 10 am

Please feel free to schedule an appointment

Professor Dunne-Steece will meet with students outside of regular office hours with an appointment.  

Class Information

  • HS 1200 – Intro to Human Services
  • HS 1500 – Human Services Programming
  • PSY 1700 – Intro to Psychology
  • SS 2800 – Intro to Sociology
  • SS 2410 – World History
  • SS 2440 – History of Modern America
  • PSY 3770 – Assessment in Psychology
  • PSY 3750 – Interview Strategies for Helpers
  • PSY 2000 -Understanding Diversity
  • PSY  3730 – Aging
  • PSY 2510 – Theories
  • PSY 2520 – Abnormal Psychology

Academic Advisor Roles

Human Service Majors

Academic Degrees

Indiana University – MSEd, Counselor Education

Indiana Institute of Technology – BS, Human Services

Professional Experience

Prior to working in higher education, Professor Dunne-Steece spent the first years of his career in human services working in the areas of: leadership,  adolescent sex offender rehabilitation, trauma focused therapy, geriatrics, management, case management, long term care operations, dementia programming, clinical social work, nursing, public relations, and advocating. Professor Dunne-Steece is a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFTA).

Selected Publications/Presentations

2009 – planned, organized and hosted fundraiser for The Juvenile Diabetes research foundation

2010 – planned, organized and hosted fundraiser for The Cystic Fibrosis Foundations

2011 – planned, organized and hosted fundraiser for Ovarian Cancer Research

2018- Co-revised the ASOP (adolescent sex offender program) treatment manual

Professor Dunne-Steece  has spoken to various organizations, such as: high schools, universities, and healthcare centers about dementia education

Professor Dunne-Steece has spoken to various groups about young widowhood and grief

Additional Information

Professor Dunne-Steece is passionate about higher education and the human service field.  He has worked in various roles in the human service sector; roles include: certified nurse aide, qualified medication aide, social service coordinator, department director, various leadership roles, and mental health therapist.  His favorite position, prior to academia, was working with adolescent sex offenders.  Professor Dunne-Steece is currently working on understanding more about recidivism rates and successful treatment for adolescent offenders.  In his recreation time, he enjoys spending time on the lake with his husband and three children, traveling, playing tennis, reading, bicycling, and watching horror movies with his oldest son.