Michael Rackett serves as faculty member for VCU ASPiRE. His responsibilities include teaching community studies courses in the ASPiRE curriculum, supporting student participation in cocurricular activities and leading ASPiRE’s annual global service program in Belize.
Prior to joining VCU ASPiRE in the summer of 2013, Rackett taught research writing at VCU, as well as various religious studies courses at VCU, Meredith College and Duke University.


  • Ph.D., religion, Duke University
  • M.A., English, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • B.A., religion, College of William & Mary