Worked with hundreds of research studies as
investigator, Social Science Research Board
member, advisor, consultant, editor of three
books that are collections of research studies,
editorial board of two academic journals, grant
writer, and editor of communication journal.
Lines of research:
communication technology, communication
education. Guided research by more than
100 graduate students. Published edited
books containing research by more than 75 US and
25 international colleagues.
Currently full-time, Professor, Communication,
Journalism, and Public Relations, Park
University (9 years). Previous employment:
Professor, Communication Studies, University of
Missouri, Kansas City (18 years).
Currently Program Coordinator.
strategic planner for an economic development
district. Former basic course director.
Former departmental Director of
Assessment and Director of Graduate Program.
Published 10 books
(one in 12th edition),
published 6 instructor’s manuals (3 in
second or later edition), provided Web
development for 4 publishers, and published 50
book chapters, articles, and research reports.
Edited National Communication
Association's (NCA) The Communication Teacher
(3 years) and served on the
editorial board of NCA's scholarly journal
entitled Communication Education (3
in Higher Education
Administration and Communication. Studied at Michigan State University,
University of Missouri-Columbia, University of
Arkansas, and University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Special training in teaching students with
special needs and English language learners. In the past 10 years, completed more than 30
graduate credit hours in the online format.
Service: University Assessment Committee, Social
Science Institutional Review Board.
in Ghana, Jamaica, and the
People's Republic of China.
Obtained $3.5 million in
competitive grant funding,
including $1.5 million as primary grant writer,
others as collaborative team member.
Kansas State University
Peace Corps Volunteers
Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Zoo Atlanta Panda