Spring 2023

Section 4254 of BAD52
Human Relations in Organizations -- : Jan 19 - May 18 2023

Section 4404 of BGN111
Soft Skills for Business -- : Jan 23 - May 19 2023

Section 5312 of BGN71
Business English Grammar -- : Jan 18 - May 19 2023

Section 5530 of BMG67.4
Conflict Management -- : Mar 28 - May 19 2023

Section 6777 of BAD52
Human Relations in Organizations -- : Jan 18 - May 19 2023

Section 7155 of ESHIP117
Communications for Start-Ups -- : Mar 27 - May 19 2023

Fall 2022

Section 0221 of BAD10
American Business in Its Global Context -- : Aug 16 - Dec 08 2022

Section 0249 of BMK59
Consumer Behavior -- : Oct 11 - Dec 09 2022
This class meets live on Zoom Tuesdays at 12:00 p.m.

Section 0548 of BAD10
American Business in Its Global Context -- : Aug 15 - Dec 07 2022

Section 0701 of BGN111
Soft Skills for Business -- : Aug 15 - Dec 09 2022

Section 2805 of ESHIP101
Innovation -- : Aug 15 - Dec 09 2022

Section 2998 of ESHIP116
Ethics, Responsibility, and Sustainability -- : Oct 13 - Dec 09 2022
This class meets live on Zoom Thursdays at 6:00-8:30pm.

No office hours

MA/Organizational & Strategic Communication, University of Colorado, 2019

MPA, University of Alaska, 2018

MEd/Educational Technology, University of Alaska, 2012

MBA, University of Phoenix, 2007

CELTA, IH Budapest, 2018

 

Academic Experience

Instructor, Business, Santa Rosa Junior College, 2022-Present

Instructor, Communication, Central New Mexico Community College, 2020-2022

Lecturer, Communication, Pikes Peak Community Vollege, 2019-2020

Lecturer, Communication, University of Colorado, 2017-2020

I'm lived and worked all around the US and the world, although I am originally from Colorado. I spent much of my life working as a leader in the nonprofit world and as an entrepreneur before segueing into teaching. I presently live and work here in Santa Rosa, where I also continue my pursuit of lifelong education.

Work and Consulting Experience

Tutor, 2010-Present

Entrepreneur, 2000-Present

Independent consultant, Nonprofit & small business, based in Alaska, Hawaii, & Colorado, 2004-2017

Professional Areas of Interest

Food sustainability & security

Rural resource management

Cross-cultural communication, education, & research

Quality education modalities

ESL/EFL/TESOL

 

 

Professional Involvement and Community Service

Director of Partnerships, Supporting Educators Abroad Foundation, 2018-2021

 

Courses taught:

  • Business and Professional/Workplace Communication
  • Communication for Teachers
  • Communication, Sustainability, and Social Responsibility
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Introduction to Communication
  • Organizational Communication
  • Public Speaking
  • Small Group Communication
  • American Business in Its Global Context (Introduction to Business)
  • Soft Skills for Business
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Ethics, Responsibility, and Sustainability
  • Innovation
  • Human Relations in Organizations
  • Business English Grammar
  • Conflict Management
  • Communications for Startups

Courses designed:

  • Interpersonal Communication OER face-to-face and online (D2L and Canvas)
  • Introduction to Communication OER online (D2L, QM certified)
  • Public Speaking OER face-to-face and online (Canvas and BlackBoard)
  • Small Group Communication OER online (D2L)
  • American Business in Its Global Context face-to-face (OER)
  • Soft Skills for Business OER face-to-face
  • Consumer Behavior OER face to face
  • Ethics, Responsibility, and Sustainability OER online (Canvas)
  • Innovation OER online (Canvas)
  • Human Relations OER face-to-face and online (Canvas)