If I am not in class, I am typically in my office. Feel free to call or email to set an appointment.
Ph.D.: Communication Studies, University of Nebraska
MA: Management, Doane College
BA: Business Administration, Chadron State College
I believe in the value of creating an invitational classroom. Students and the instructor shape the learning environment and have a responsibility to listen so others may speak and speak so others may listen.
Communication Through Dialogue
Communication in a Contemporary Society
Liberal Arts Seminar
MWF--8:40- 9:50: Communication Theory
MWF--10:00 - 11:10: Communicating through Dialogue
TTH--10:00 - 11:15: Interpersonal Communication
Singing: I am fortunate to sing in the faculty band "Release Time".
Race Dialogues: I have collaborated with students and colleagues to design and facilitate dialogues intended to invite the NWU community to authentically engage issues of race bias.
2012 Margaret J. Prouty Faculty Teaching Award
2010 NWU Advocate for Diversity
2006-2007 – Exemplary Teacher by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church
Member of the National Communication Association
Member of Call To Action
Member of Nebraskans Against the Death Penalty
Member of Dignity USA