Fall 2023

Section 3359 of POLS1
Introduction to United States Government -- : Aug 14 - Dec 06 2023

Summer 2023

Section 8498 of POLS1
Introduction to United States Government -- : Jun 12 - Jul 23 2023
This section will meet in person at the day(s), time(s), and location listed. There will be additional course content delivered asynchronously online.

Spring 2023

Section 5772 of POLS1
Introduction to United States Government -- : Jan 23 - May 15 2023
This section is offered fully online. Mandatory online meetings will take place for each class session at the day(s)/time(s) listed. Students are expected to be present for the duration of these live online meetings.

No office hours

B.A. (Honors) in Political Science, University of Connecticut
M.P.A. in Public Affairs, University of Connecticut
Additional Graduate Study at the University of Arizona, University of Southern California, Sonoma State University
in public policy, management, ethnic studies, group and interpersonal communications
Ordained Presbyterian Minister, Teachers College, CDM Seminary (valedictorian)

Academic Experience

University of Arizona, Assistant Professor, Community Development Specialist
Teachers College, CDM Seminary, Graduate Program Administrator and Instructor
Diablo Valley College, Adjunct Faculty in Political Science
Santa Rosa Junior College, Adjunct Faculty in Political Science
University of San Francisco, Adjunct Faculty in Organizational Behavior
Napa Valley College, Adjunct Faculty in Political Science
Sonoma State University, Adjunct Faculty in Political Science

15 years experience teaching politics, community development and management courses at various universities, community college, and a seminary. In addition, another 15 years in public and non-profit sectors serving diverse populations in need.

Professional Areas of Interest

American Politics
Political Participation and Behavior

Professional Involvement and Community Service

Visiting Lecturer, Hutchins School MA Program, Sonoma State University in Community Organizing
Consultant and Grantsman for Public and Non-profit Agencies, Tribal Governments, and Community Groups

Presentations and Publications

32 publications and grants

Honors and Awards

Woodrow Wilson National Fellow
"Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Member," Santa Rosa Junior Collge Academic Senate