Academic interests

Vocal mechanics (articulation, voice) and public speaking skills, online pedagogy; online course development.


R110, Fundamentals of Speech Communication Online; C316,Human Communication and the Internet; C104, Voice and Diction


Liberal Arts Distinguished Associate Faculty Award (1994-95) 
NET Grant Award (1998)
Academic Transformation Grant (2006)
Lecturer Development Grant (2006) 
Service Learning Assistant Grant (2006) Curriculum Enhancement Grant, 2010.


The Student Coursebook to Accompany The Art of Public Speaking, 11th ed.McGraw-Hill 2009
Teaching Public Speaking Online with The Art of Public Speaking 4th ed., McGraw-Hill, 2010
A Workbook of the Phonetic Vowels. Xanadu, 2008 
"Understanding the Computer as an Interpersonal Communication Tool – Managing Computer-Mediated Communication in Teaching, Learning, and Course Design", in The Basic Communication Course Online: Scholarship and Application by Lisa Goodnight and Samuel Wallace (eds.). Kendall-Hunt Publishing, 2006 
The Student Coursebook for R110 Online, 7th ed., McGraw-Hill, 2009


Individual work with public figures and business entities in need of skills in public speaking, voice and/or articulation.
Workshops and addresses for institutions and individuals with regard to teaching and communicating online. 
Oncourse CL Mentor, School of Liberal Arts. Online Fellow, School of Liberal Arts.
Co-author, R110 Coursebook.