R. Michael Stilwell is the Student Success Advisor for the Center for Natural and Behavioral Sciences at Chestnut Hill College. Michael is from Pottstown, Pennsylvania, a town about thirty miles west of CHC, where he graduated Salutatorian of his high school class. Looking to explore more of the world, Michael went to South Carolina for his undergraduate studies at Furman University. During his time at Furman, he was lucky enough to study abroad at Bond University in Queensland, Australia. In 2020, he graduated from Furman University with his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. That following January, Michael began his work as a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) at Rainbow Elementary School in Coatesville, Pennsylvania. As an RBT, Michael worked with a wide range of elementary aged students with various socioeconomic and neurological backgrounds for almost two years. Wanting to work with an older population, Michael came to CHC to become the faculty advisor for the Psychology department which eventually grew into the position he currently holds. Michael is now enrolled in the graduate program at CHC seeking his Master of Science in Cybersecurity.
Michael loves anime, movies, reading, and writing. He also loves his two cats, Sunflower and Daisy, as well as his two dogs, Lilly and Leo. His door is open to anyone who may need help.