I teach courses in sociology, social welfare, international development, environment, technology, media and politics. Co-founded (along with Dr. Linda Reed-Jerofke) Haven from Hunger, a community development and service learning project.
- M.S. in Forest Resources, University of Idaho, 1990
- PhD in Sociology, Washington State University, 1995
Society and environment–natural resource issues, property rights, social and environmental change, both internationally and domestically;
Society and technology–use of computer and information technology to expand access to health care in rural areas;
- International development–property rights, gender and social change in rural Africa
Politics and media–news media, propaganda, power, politics
Social welfare–of particular interest are issues related to local hunger and relief efforts