Dr. Basil Considine is a multilingual, multiracial world traveler who specializes in working with graduate/professional students, students returning to school after long absences, and non-native English speakers (although his door is always open to anyone in the UTC community). He comes to UTC from Azusa Pacific University in Southern California and was previously on the faculties and staffs of Walden University and Boston University. Past teaching appointments include a medical school, two nursing programs, and an English language program overseas. He is of Chinese and Caucasian descent.
Basil holds a PhD in Music and English from Boston University, a Master of Theological Studies from Boston University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Music and Theatre from the University of San Diego. He is the Artistic Director of Really Spicy Opera and the President of the Society for Ethnomusicology's Religion, Music, and Sound section. He was formerly a Regional Governor for the National Opera Association.