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Courses

Work experience

Jan 2013Present

Adjunct Professor

Central Michigan University

Teach courses online in Religion and Social Ethics:

World Religions, An Introduction

Death and Dying

Jan 2010Present

Test Rater

Educational Testing Services

Graduate Record Exam, analysis and argument

California State University English Placement Test

20072008

Visiting Scholar

University of California Los Angeles, Department of History

Research women, crime, and punishment in Colonial New England. Study criminal confessions and ministerial statements about women convicted of capital crimes, the social locations and status of female convicts, and links between religious belief and rituals of public execution. 

Certifications

Jan 2010Present

Online Teaching Training Certificate

Cerro Coso College
Series of courses designed to prepare faculty for teaching in the online environment. Certificate of Completion.
Nov 2013Present

Online Teacher Training

Central Michigan University, Global Campus
Certificate of completion: Online Teacher Training Workshop

Education

Sep 1998Aug 2003

PH.D.

Study norms, values, social institutions and issues within the framework of theological, philosophical and social scientific disciplines. Program divided into three areas of concentration: (1) Religious and Philosophical Approaches to Social Ethics, (2)Religion and Culture, (3) Ethical Analysis and Policy Formation 

Sep 1990Jun 1993

B.A.

Study gender and the ways that intersections of gender, race, class, ethnicity, sexuality, nation, ability, and other differences affect every aspect of society. Secondary emphasis on English composition and literature. 

Skills

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Professor: Religion and Philosophy, Central Michigan University's Global Campus

Author: Religion, Gender, Film, American Culture, and American History 

Educational Testing: Analytical Writing, Argument, English reading and composition

DOE: Grant Reviews

    SUMMARY

    Oustanding educator with 12 years experience teaching university level humanities courses. Demonstrated success in working with students of diverse backgrounds and abilities. Expertise in Religion-Social Ethics, Gender, and American Studies. 

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