Continuing and current experience in under-graduate and graduate level university teaching, academic advising, curriculum design, inter-active on-line course design and implementation, educational research, preceded by 18 years of organizational and sales management, student services.
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS
Socio-Cultural Qualitative Approaches to Classroom and Adolescent/Adult Learning, with particular focus on Technology-Enhanced Instruction and Distance Learning, Patterns of Scientific Argumentation, Teaching and Advising Adult Learners, and Discourse Analysis.
ABD Doctoral Candidate, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Psychology in Education
Summa Cum Laude Graduate, April 1998, University of Pittsburgh
Bachelor of Science; Major, Psychology
AWARDS AND HIGHLIGHTS
2009 Recipient Carlow University School of Social Change, OUTSTANDING TEACHER
2006 Recipient, School of Education Student Research Grant
2003 Recipient, School of Education Faculty/Student Research Grant
2002 Recipient, Weinberger Family Fellowship
2001 Recipient, School of Education Faculty/Student Research Grant
2000 Recipient, School of Education Alumni Doctoral Fellowship
2000 Recipient, Pennsylvania Psychological Association Education Award
1998 Recipient, Emma W. Locke Memorial Award
1997-98 Recipient, American Association of University Women Scholarship
1998 Outstanding Senior of the Year, College of General Studies
1998 President, College of General Studies Student Government
1997-98 Chancellor’s Evening Scholar
TEACHING EXPERIENCE AND EXPERTISE
2000-2013 CARLOW UNIVERSITY
ADJUNCT ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, ACADEMIC ADVISOR (2002-2011)
Courses: Introduction to Psychology
Research Methods for the Social Sciences
Human Growth and Life Span Development, Psychology of the Exceptional Learner
Adolescence and Aging
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH
Life Span Development
Introduction to Psychology
2009-2013 ONLINE INSTRUCTION:
Chatham University & Carlow University
2009-2013 Shadyside Hospital UPMC School of Nursing, CHATHAM UNIV.
West Penn Hospital School of Nursing, CLARION UNIV.
UPMC-Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, CARLOW UNIV.
UPMC – St. Margaret’s School of Nursing, CHATHAM UNIV.