|SU SEM 16||HIS 10500 31||America: Colony to Civil War (GE-AmGovHis)|
|SU SEM 16||HIS 15500 31||U.S. Government: Politics and History (GE-AmGovHis)|
|FA SEM 16||HIST 15500 11||US Government: Politics and History (GE-AmGovHis)|
|FA SEM 16||HIST 21100 11||US Hist:US Military Hist through World War II (GE-AmGovHis)|
|FA SEM 16||HIST 32600 11||The United States in the Age of the Cold War|
|FA SEM 16||PS 31000 11||Congress, the Presidency, and the Party System|
Doctor of Philosophy - History - University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, December 1999.
Master of Arts - History - University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, May 1987.
Bachelor of Arts - History and International Relations - San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California, May 1982. Magna Cum Laude.
Teaching ExperienceProfessor of History at the St. Charles Campus. Aug 2000 to Present. Currently Teaching:
U.S. Government Politics and History,
U.S. Military History to 1945,
U.S. Military History since 1941,
Origins of the U.S. to 1800,
A Biography of the U.S. constitution,
British Government and Politics,
Intelligence, the Military and Foreign Policy,
The Presidency, Congress and the Two Party System.Instructor-History, Kemper Military Junior College, Boonville, Missouri August 1989 to May 1993, November 1994 to Oct 1998 and August 1999 to May 2000. Taught: lower division college history and political science classes.The 1998-9 academic year was spent on an authorized leave of absence for a National Guard deployment to Europe.
AWARDS AND HONORS
Marquis’ Who’s Who in America -2005 and 2006
Marquis’ Who’s Who in American Education – 2006 and 2007
Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers – 1996, 2002 and 2006
Most Inspirational Teacher Certificate, Western Illinois University, 1998
Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching - 1995
Kemper Military School Award of Merit - 1993
“Constitution of the United States.” The American Revolution (1754-1805) (Defining Documents in American History), Vol. 1. Edited by Peter Kratzke. Salem Press. 2012,. 119-28.“Letter to the Committee of Merchants in London.” The American Revolution (1754-1805) (Defining Documents in American History), Vol. 1. Edited by Peter Kratzke. Salem Press, 2012, 354-61.“Adams-Onís Treaty." Encyclopedia of the Mexican American War: A Political Social and Military History. Volume 1. Edited by Spencer C. Tucker. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2012, 4-5.“California.” Encyclopedia of the Mexican American War: A Political Social and Military History. Volume 1. Edited by Spencer C. Tucker. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2012, 107-8.“Oregon Treaty.” Encyclopedia of the Mexican American War: A Political Social and Military History. Volume 2. Edited by Spencer C. Tucker. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2012, 480-1.“Conspiracy Politics in the Election of 1796.” New York History. The New York Historical Association. 93, No. 3, (2011): 151-165.
“Congress, First Continental.“ The Encyclopedia of the American Revolutionary War: A Political, Social and Military History, volume 1. Edited by Gregory Fremont-Barnes and Richard A. Ryerson, Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2006, 240-244.
“George Washington-a reflection of the Revolution.” Sons of the American Revolution, St. Charles, MO, September 2006.“Liberia: From Origins of a Crisis-1800-2004.” Public Presentation, St. Charles County, MO Chapter of the American Association of University Women, Feb 2005.“Federalists’ West.” Policy
HistoryConference, St. Louis, MO, May 2004.“Federalist Louisiana: From the Revolution to the Civil War.” Lewis and Clark: Legacies of an Expedition, A symposium. St. Louis, MO, March 2004.“Homeland Security 1801: Jefferson, Napoleon, and Louisiana.” National Park Service, Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, January 2004.“1803: International Security at the time of the Louisiana Purchase and Lewis and Clark.” Lewis & Clark: Observations on an Expedition, a Symposium. St. Louis, MO, March 2003.
“Louisiana: U.S. National Security and Politics, 1789-1803.” The Louisiana Purchase: An International Perspectives Symposium, National Park Service, St. Louis, MO, March 2002.
“Why was the Mississippi so important to U.S. interests?” Video Clip, Life Long Learning Online, The Lewis and Clark Rediscovery Project. 2002."Louisiana Dreaming: The Federalist and Louisiana as a National Security Issue.” Mid-American Conference on
History, Stillwater, OK, September 2001.
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