Experience & Recognitions

Teaching Observations

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  • Teaching Scientific and Technical Communication, Michigan Technological University, 2010 (PDF)
  • Teaching Online Technical Writing, University of New Mexico, 2006 (PDF)
  • Teaching Survey in American Literature, University of New Mexico, 2006 (PDF)
  • Teaching Middle School Dramatic Arts, Colegio Internacional de Caracas, 2001 (PDF)
  • Teaching College Writing 2: Analysis of Speech by Malcolm X, Northeastern University, 1999 (PDF)
  • Teaching College Writing 2: Interpreting Ralph Ellison’s ‘Battle Royal,’ Northeastern University, 1998 (PDF)
  • Teaching Tim O’Brien’s ‘How to Tell A Good War Story,’ Northeastern University, 1998 (PDF)
  • Teaching College Writing for International Students, Northeastern University, 1997 (PDF)

Recommendation Letters

  • Michigan Technological University, Dean of Graduate School, 2014 (PDF)
  • Inlingua International Language Institute, Director, 2008 (PDF)
  • University of New Mexico, Director of Professional Writing Program, Albuquerque Campus 2007 (PDF)
  • University of New Mexico, Dean of Instruction, Taos Campus, 2005 (PDF)
  • University of New Mexico, Head of Liberal Arts, Taos Campus, 2012 (PDF)
  • Art Institute of Boston, Chair, Liberal Arts, 2001 (PDF)
  • Art Institute of Boston, Dean, 2001 (PDF)
  • Northeastern University, Director of Continuing Education, 1998 (PDF)
  • Fiji College of Advanced Education, Principal, 1996 (PDF)
  • Fiji College of Advanced Education, Chair of School of Literacy and Language, 1996 (PDF)
  • Fiji College of Advanced Education, External Coordinator, 1995 (PDF)
  • U.S. Peace Corps, Country Director, Fiji, 2006 (PDF)
  • Japan: Amakusa Senior Secondary School, Teacher, 1993 (PDF)
  • University of Maine at Fort Kent, Assistant Professor of English, 1990 (PDF)
  • University of Maine at Fort Kent, Director of Elderhostel Program, 1990 (PDF)

Awards and Scholarship Grants

  • United University Professions Individual Development Award, 2016, SUNY-Alfred
  • School of Arts & Sciences Teaching and Learning Grant, 2015, SUNY-Alfred
  • Alfred State College Teacher/Scholar Program Recipient, Fall 2014, SUNY-Alfred
  • Dean’s Award for Outstanding Scholarship, Michigan Tech, 2014, (PDF)
  • Exceptional Leadership in Student Governance, Michigan Tech, 2014, (PDF)
  • Teaching Excellence Award, Humanities Education and Research Association, (PDF)
  • Graduate Student Service Award, Graduate School, Michigan Tech, 2012, (PDF)
  • Graduate Student Leader Award, Graduate School, Michigan Tech, 2011, (PDF)
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award, Michigan Tech, 2011 (PDF)
  • Presidential Award for Academic Excellence, University of Maine, 1986 (PDF)
  • Humanities Division Award, University of Maine, 1986 (PDF)
  • Outstanding Senior Award, University of Maine, 1986 (PDF)
  • Outstanding Service Award, University of Maine, 1986 (PDF)