Myles Sanders smiling in a white shirt. He has short, black hair.

Myles Sanders

Part-Time Lecturer- UWW Interdisciplinary Studies


Myles Sanders is a part-time lecturer, teaching the university's first Deaf Studies course. He joined the UWW Department of Interdisciplinary Studies' academic advising team in the summer of 2019. Prior to this, he served as a Pre-Admissions Advisor and Recruitment Coordinator. In this role, he worked with prospective students, community colleges, area businesses and non-profits to raise awareness and generate interest in the UWW Department of Interdisciplinary Studies.

A Western Massachusetts native and first generation college graduate, Myles graduated from Nichols College in 2018 with dual Master’s degrees in Business Administration and Organizational Leadership. During his childhood, he lost a brother, lived in a shelter for a year with his family, and took it upon himself to begin working at the age of fifteen to help his family. Inspired by his sister who is Deaf, he is fluent in American Sign Language.

Prior to joining the UWW Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, Myles served as the Educational Advisor for the Valley Opportunity Council’s GEAR UP program working in under-funded high schools in Holyoke and Springfield, MA with a large population of low-income, immigrant and first generation students.

Educational Background

  • A.A., Deaf Studies, Holyoke Community College
  • B.A., Psychology, Elms College
  • Master of Business Administration, Nichols College
  • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership, Nichols College

Personal Interests

When he is not working he spends his time modeling, dancing, and singing. When he isn’t performing, he is most likely researching new marketing ideas or writing.