Adjunct Professor of Philosophy, University of Saskatchewan
Michael has taught courses at the University of Saskatchewan, St. Thomas More College, including Philosophy of Religion, Biomedical Ethics, and Critical Thinking. He has a Doctoral degree in Philosophy and a Master of Theology degree. He has taught high school at St. Peter's College, Muenster, and at First Nations University of Canada (Saskatoon Campus). His recent book, Living with Animals: Ojibwe Spirit Powers (University of Toronto Press, 2014) was on the best sellers list. He mentors first and third year medical students on ethical issues, and counsels their clinical communication. He was director of Serena Natural Family in Saskatchewan, and editor of Prairie Messenger. He has been chaplain at several universities, parishes, and hospitals. Dr. Pomedli is married to Joan Halmo and they have two grown children. He lives in the country and seems to attract many deer. Some people think he is a member of the deer clan!