Bio

Associate professor teaching courses in marketing, marketing management, marketing research, advertising, digital marketing, nonprofit marketing, consumer behavior, public relations, writing for public relations, project management, business ethics, and business communication.

Member, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi (International Legal Honors Society), American Marketing Association, Insights Association (Marketing Research Association), Scribes (American Society of Legal Writers), and the Legal Writing Institute. Recipient of the 2016 Excellence in Teaching Award from the Walla Walla University School of Business.

Writer and presenter on value, marketing and public relations for small businesses and nonprofits, social media, environmental science, family, aging, caregiving, and writing with precision and purpose.

B.A. Medieval History, Whitman College. J.D. Law (cum laude), University of Florida College of Law. Teaching fellow, legal research and writing and appellate advocacy. Research assistant, Professor C. Doug Miller. Ralph H. Martin Book Award, Estates & Trusts. Senior research editor, Florida Law Review (Comment and Note published). George W. Milam Award, Best Comment. Accomplished Research Award. Excellence for the Future Award, Alternate Dispute Resolution. Summer associate, Holland & Knight and Dean Mead law firms.

Mountain, lodge, and downhill skiing enthusiast. Advocate for kindness, transparency, civil discourse, and moral courage. Worked as a crew member on a commercial fishing boat out of Dillingham, Alaska. Traveled to all states, most provinces, Germany, Austria, the United Kingdom, Zambia, Botswana, and Zimbabwe. Interviewed His Excellency Dr. Kenneth Kaunda, the first president of independent Zambia (1964-1997), one of the strongest opponents of apartheid and a speaker at the funeral of Nelson Mandela.

Motto – Leave things better than you found them.

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