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Professional Experience

University of North Florida, 2017 - present Associate Professor

University of North Florida, 2011-2017  Assistant Professor

University of North Florida, 2010-2011  Visiting Professor

University of Illinois at Chicago, Adjunct Instructor

University of Northern Illinois, Graduate Instructor

Center for Agriculture in the Environment/ American Farmland Trust, Researcher

Self-employed Consultant

United Way of Rhode Island

Fall River Chamber of Commerce

Hospitality Industry:  Hotels and Inns; Restaurants (front and back of the house; management)

Volunteer Experience


2005 - 2010

Northern Illinois University

Ph.D. Political Science

2002 - 2005

Bridgewater State University

Masters of Public Administration (MPA)

1998 - 2002

Roger Williams University

BA Communication

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