- Brett A. Brosseit
Director and Assistant Professor of Advanced Critical Thinking
Phone: (239) 687-5367
Professor Brosseit hold both a Juris Doctor Degree and a Ph.D. in Leadership and Higher Education. With joint expertise in law and education, Professor Brosseit’s scholarship and teaching focus on the effective application of the learning sciences in legal education. His doctoral research produced the first comprehensive conceptual model of the development of critical thinking in law students, providing the legal academy with guidance to inform educational strategies for improved learning outcomes. Professor Brosseit has supplemented his education with studies in neuroscience and education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and has also completed graduate studies in Executive and Professional Coaching at the University of Texas. As a Professor and Director of Advanced Critical Thinking, Professor Brosseit researches, designs and delivers evidence-based curricula and courses to help students optimize their academic, intellectual, and professional performance. Professor Brosseit’s research interests include the application of the social and behavioral sciences to inform strategies for the development of higher-order thought processes, motivation, and self-directed learning, as well as the use of the learning analytics to assess cognitive and non-cognitive development.
Ph.D. Leadership and Higher Education
JD, 1996, Florida State University College of Law
BS, Aeronautical Studies, 1990, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
- Jamie Sammon
Assistant Professor of Advanced Critical Thinking
Phone: (239) 687-5386
During her studies at Ave Maria School of Law, Jamie Sammon served as an Associate Editor and Executive Articles Editor of the Ave Maria Law Review. After graduation, Professor Sammon worked as an attorney at Clark & Gentry, P.L.L.C., a mid-sized law firm in Manhattan. She practiced primarily in the areas of captive insurance and corporate law, and received additional experience in high-value commercial real estate, estate planning and administration, trusts, and tax law. Professor Sammon also serves on the Board of Directors of Fresh Coast Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit Christian organization dedicated to spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ through sustainable, enterprise-based humanitarian work.
J.D., 2014, Ave Maria School of Law
B.A. (Hons.), History, Law & Justice, Political Science, 2011, Laurentian University