Dr. Michelle Augustine teaches in both the grammar and rhetoric schools and also serves as a Senior Thesis advisor in the Rhetoric School. Dr. Augustine holds a PhD in Sociology, with an emphasis in Criminology and Research Methodology/Statistics, from the University of Kentucky. Prior to becoming a mom, she taught at the university level, conducted quantitative research, and published in academic journals. Dr. Augustine has since been a grant writer for various non-profits, including MHA. She and her husband Bill have three children at Mars Hill Academy. They attend Cincinnati Primitive Baptist Church.