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BS, Geography, University of Utah, 1990
MS, Geography, University of Utah, 1991
Ph.D., Geography, University of Georgia, 1999
Academic Experience
Instructor - University of Georgia, 1993-1999

Instructor - Santa Rosa Junior College - 2002 to present

Professor, Field-Oriented Physical Geography - Hutchins School of Liberal Studies, Sonoma State University, 1999 to present
I've always been interested in almost everything - so Geography is the perfect academic discipline for me.

Here are some of my interests:

To see my art and other explorations that combine natural history, memoir writing and personal history, visit my website at

I also teach (full time) at Sonoma State University in the Hutchins School of Liberal Studies ( This allows me to teach classes like "caves" and "graphic novels" and "inner geographies." All of these intellectual pursuits add depth and expertise to my teaching at SRJC.

I strongly support, and use in my classes, information from Project Censored - a watchdog media outlet that examines news that doesn't make the mainstream news:

I'm also interested in Environmental Education and certify people in Project WILD, Project WET and Project Learning Tree. For information about environmental education in California, visit