A.B., Sociology, Biology, Humboldt State University

M.A., Sociology, Emphasis in Theoretical Sociology and Statistics, Humboldt State University

Thesis:  Income Trends and Distributive Processes

General Secondary Teaching Credential, Humboldt State University

Community College Teaching Credential, State of California

Doctoral level studies, Systems Science, Portland State University


Instructor, Sociology, College of the Redwoods

Research Assistant, Planning and Institutional Research, Portland State University

Research Associate, Planning and Institutional Research, Portland State University

University Information Systems Coordinator, Portland State University

Assistant Registrar, Information Systems Coordinator, Associate Professor, Sociology, University of Oregon

Director of Institutional Research, Full Professor, Sociology, College of the Redwoods

Professor Emeritus, College of the Redwoods

Other Certifications:

FSA’s (Field Service Areas) certifications, California Community College System, In addition to Sociology:




Computer Science

TQM Trainer CEU’s, The Association for Institutional Research

Professional Associations and Organizational Memberships:

The Association for Institutional Research – 1974 to 1997

The Pacific Northwest Association for Institutional Research – 1978 to 1985

The California Association for Institutional Research – 1986 to 1997

The World Future Society – 1985 to 1997

Institute for Noetic Sciences – 1990 to 1997

Public Service:

California National Guard – 1964 to 1971

Humboldt County Economic Development Forum – 1990 to 2000

Computer Instructor, Humboldt Senior Resource Center – 2000 to 2003

Interests and Hobbies:

Music: composing and recording; Play guitar, banjo, piano, ukulele.  Home Recording Studio.  Building musical instruments.  Ethnomusicology.

Electronics:  Build audio and RF amplifiers and receivers and transmitters; build electronic music devices.

Gardening: crop and flower gardening and landscape design

Photography: Landscape and seascape, experimental design

Fishing:  Mostly ocean, but also streams and lakes

History:  Especially American expansion, ancient European, Middle Eastern and Asiatic history

Cooking:  Especially Japanese, Chinese, Thai, Italian and some Indian


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