Ph.D. in U.S. and European history from UC Davis. Graduate study at Yale University.

Academic Experience: 

Ten years teaching high school history. Twenty years teaching college history and other subjects full time. Nine years teaching history part-time at SRJC.
Ph.D. University of California, Davis in United States and European history. Retired from Clearlake College after twenty years teaching history, political science, English and speech. Adjunct History faculty at SRJC since 2001.

Professional Areas of Interest: 

US history 1890s through 1940s; Pacific island history; history of modern Europe; history of Southeast Asia; international relations; literature, and more.

Professional Involvement and Community Service: 

Past President, World Affairs Council of Sonoma County, 2002-06

Presentations and Publications: 

Lecturer aboard cruise ships worldwide since 1986. Most recent book is 'Pitcairn Island, The Bounty Mutineers and their Descendants' (McFarland, 2008). Previous books: 'You Can Travel Free' (Pelican, 1998); and 'Earning their Stripes: The Mobilization of American Children in the Second World War.'

Honors and Awards: 

Greatest honor an instructor can received: Getting to teach at SRJC!