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The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.

–Alice Walker

University Teaching

I began my college teaching career in 1993 and since then have designed, created, coordinated, and taught a myriad of courses in educational media, teacher education, instructional technology, and oral and written communication, and most recently communication and media arts. I have taught across multiple formats (f2f, hybrid, online) and also diverse populations that include undeclared freshman undergrads; senior pre-service teacher candidates; in-service teaching professionals pursuing a graduate degree; and doctoral students climbing the academic ladder. I have also worked as a media educator co-teaching with 7th and 8th grade social studies and science teachers. [learn more]

Service and Leadership

While some academics argue that the role of an (un)tenured professor is to avoid service activities in favor of publishing “or perishing,” I take a completely different stance. Service (both internal and external to the university) was an essential ingredient to my academic success and provided the social and intellectual traction I needed to successfully climb the ladder to tenure and to the rank of full professor. Crossing disciplinary borders/silos was also key in my achievement as a scholarly practitioner and academic leader. [learn more]

Curriculum Vitae

You can download my full curriculum vitae here.