Faculty & Staff

Dr. T. Michael Flick

Dr. T. Michael Flick

Professor, Director, Chair, Education
Professor, Director, Chair, Teacher Education
Professor, Director, Chair, Xavier Center for Excellence in Education
Professor, Director, Chair, Center for Catholic Education
Professor, Director, Chair, Department of Secondary and Special Education

ML 7321
198 Cohen Center

Phone: (513) 745-3225

Fax: (513) 745-3410

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  • B.S., M.A., M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.



Mathematics, Technology, Science Education, Educational Leadership


Dr. Flick began his teaching career at Purcell Marian High School in Cincinnati, Ohio.  He taught advanced level courses, was Chair of the Mathematics Department, and Academic Vice-Principal.  In 1989 he assumed his position as a member of Xavier University’s faculty. He has authored several books and numerous articles on education and was promoted to the rank of Professor in 2004.  His many honors include the Presidential Award for Excellence, The Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics Outstanding Mathematics Teacher Award, the Sigma Xi Award for dedication to the teaching of mathematics and encouragement of research, the Leadership Scholars Champion Award, and the Disability Ambassador Award from the Postsecondary Education Collaborative.   Mike has served the Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics as State Contest Coordinator for over 25 years and authors a column for the Ohio Journal of School Mathematics

At Xavier University Mike currently serves as Director of the Center for Catholic Education, Director of the Center for Excellence in Education, and Chair of the Department of Secondary and Special Education. He is also the President of the Board of Trustees at the Cincinnati Observatory Center.   The Cincinnati Observatory is a National History Landmark and the oldest observatory in the United States. It has a mission to promote science education and history/preservation. Mike also serves as National Chair of Education for the Astronomical League, a federation of astronomical societies. In his spare time, Mike is a toy train collector and a passionate traction kite and surfing enthusiast.
Mike is married to Jeanine Flick who is currently the Academic Dean at Purcell Marian High School.

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