Michael Merline

Michael Merline
Michael Merline
Michael Merline Michael Merline
Information Processing Consultant
office. Jim Dan Hill Library
University of Wisconsin-Superior


Michael is a ravenous music buff, audiophile, and recovering film nerd, and loves to pontificate about Roxy Music, sci-fi, podcasts, audio gear, and Edgar Wright films. You can find him tethered to a pair of headphones at all times.

Professional Background

Michael works with instructional technology as part of the Technology Services and CETL teams and acts as the Canvas and Kaltura field admin for UW-Superior. He represents UW-Superior on various UW System committees, including the Learning Technology Development Council and UW System Digital Learning Environment project.  Michael joined UW-Superior in 2018, following a position with UW Colleges Online as a learning technology specialist. His early career focused on social media management, strategic communication, and multimedia design in the private sector, including a staff writer position for the arts criticism website Spectrum Culture. Michael studied journalism and film studies at the University of Wisconsin—Madison. Michael currently supports UW-Superior remotely from Madison, WI. He also works with the Dane County Jail Library Group as part of the Kids Connection program, which promotes family literacy and communication between incarcerated custodial parents and their children.


2016–Current, Dane County Jail Library Group, Kids' Connection Program, Volunteer

2009–2015, Spectrum Culture, Staff Writer

Most Recent Degrees

2009 - Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Journalism & Mass Communications - University of Wisconsin—Madison

2009 - Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Film Studies - University of Wisconsin—Madison