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Spring 2018

Section 5589 of HIST17.1
History of the United States to 1877 -- : Jan 17 - May 16 2018

Section 6968 of HIST17.1
History of the United States to 1877 -- : Jan 17 - May 16 2018

Fall 2017

Section 0967 of HIST21
Race, Ethnicity and Gender in American Culture -- : Aug 21 - Dec 13 2017

Section 0969 of HIST18.1
History of Women in the United States to 1877 -- : Aug 21 - Dec 13 2017

Section 3186 of HIST21
Race, Ethnicity and Gender in American Culture -- : Aug 21 - Dec 11 2017

Summer 2017

Section 8584 of HIST21
Race, Ethnicity and Gender in American Culture -- : Jun 19 - Jul 26 2017

Section 9146 of HIST17.1
History of the United States to 1877 -- : Jun 19 - Jul 26 2017

MA in History, Sonoma State University, 2012
BA in English, Arizona State University, 1984
AA in Liberal Arts, Phoenix College, 1981

My goal as a history instructor is to inspire in students critical reading and writing skills, a fascination with stories that explain our nation, and the scholarly methods and ethics needed to be successful professionals. I also believe my courses provide historically-based solutions for the leaders of tomorrow. My professional and academic background includes work as a business manager, library research assistant, freelance journalist, inventory specialist, and employee trainer.

Presentations and Publications: 

- Guest Lecturer, SRJC Arts & Lecture Series, Spring 2014 (Topic: "Sounds of Freedom: Abolitionists and Slave Music, 1838 - 1870"

- Early thesis research published in SSU History Journal, Spring 2012. Research presented at SSU Graduate Showcase, Spring 2013.

- Various articles on local music history and popular culture published in "North Bay Bohemian," 1991 to 2010.

- "Education is our only political safety. Outside of this ark all is deluge." Horace Mann

- "The past is never dead. It isn't even past." William Faulkner

- "If everyone is thinking alike, then no one is thinking." Benjamin Franklin