Doctoral Studies in the fields of Speech/Theatre Education, educational administration and curriculum development at the University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado and Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona.
Have taught or am currently teaching, Fundamentals of Public Speaking, Advanced Public Speaking, Business and Professional Speaking, Perspectives On Communication, Communication in Instructional Environments (previously Communication in the Classroom) both graduate and undergraduate sections, Methods of Teaching Speech in the Secondary Schools. Supervise speech communication student teachers as required.
Published article, "Zeami, 'Flower,' and the Training of the Actor," Journal of the Arizona Communication and Theatre Association, Volume XIII, No I, Fall, 1981.
Guest Artist as oral interpreter with the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra in two performances, William Walton's "Facade" and Native American composer Louis Ballard's "Why the Duck Has A short Tail."
Recipient of an Instructional Development Grant (N.A.U. Committee for Professional Development) to create curriculum in the area of international business communication.
As a Senior Lecturer, I devote research and scholarly activity to curricular development. I have developed curricula and accompanying course packets for Advanced Public Speaking, Business and Professional Speaking, Communication in the Classroom and am in the process of creating the curriculum for an expanded version of the classroom course entitled Communication in Instructional Environments.
I have completed the Cultural Orientation for University Educators: Cross-Cultural Experience From the Navajo Perspective (1990), and the workshop, Cross-Cultural Counseling Skills for Faculty and Staff: How to Successfully Facilitate One-to-One Interactions with Native American Students (1991)
I have conducted communication seminars for public school facilities in Arizona; the Arizona Physical Therapy Association, the Northern Arizona University Computer Services Department; the Northern Arizona Area Health Education Center; Delta Sigma Phi (Business Fraternity); and the Hi Tech Institute for Young Women (Student Services Special Grants), NAU
I have reviewed potential textbooks from Gorsuch Scarisbrick Publishers, Scottsdale, Arizona;
W. C. Brown Publishers, Dubuque, Iowa; Harper-Collins Publishers; and St. Martin's Press, New York, New York.
I participated as an oral interpreter on a grant funded Christmas radio program produced by KNAU. This program has been repeated during the holiday season.
I was a member of the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra, serving as principal second violinist for a period of my affiliation with that organization.