Lecturer III, Assistant Director Geography Geotourism Concentration
410 King Hall
1989:M.S. (Terminal Degree), Eastern Michigan University, Historic Preservation Program, Department of Geography and Geology
1986:B.S., Eastern Michigan University, Tourism Geography, Department of Geography and Geology
Interests and Expertise
Geographic Education, Tourism/Geotourism Studies, Russia and Neighboring States, Writing and Communicating Across the Curriculum (Advanced Writing Fellow), Online Education
GEOG 107: Introduction to Geography
GEOG 110: World Regions
GEOG 112: Introduction to Geography
GEOG 212: Geography of Travel and Tourism
GEOG 314W: Geography of Russia and Neighboring States
GEOG 315: Travel and Tourism: The European Scene
GEOG 320: Geography of US and Canada
Geotourism in the Grand Traverse Region (Geotourism field course)
UNVI 305W (Winter 2016): Ecotourism
2012: Women of Excellence nominee, EMU Woman’s Resource Center.
2010: Gold Medallion Recognition, Faculty/Lecturer, EMU Division of Student Affairs.
2010: Women of Excellence nominee, EMU Women’s Resource Center.
2010: Faculty Appreciation Award, EMU Holman Success Center.
2009: Outstanding Lecturer in Supplemental Instruction Award, EMU Holman Success Center.
2008: Nominated for Outstanding lecturer in Classroom Instruction Award, Holman Learning Center.
2005: Recipient, Outstanding Lecturer in Classroom Instruction, Holman Learning Center.
2002-2003: Nominated for Outstanding Faculty in Supplemental Instruction Award; Holman Learning Center.
2012-Present: Board of Directors, Ypsilanti Area Visitors and Convention Bureau.
2002-2013: Presenter “Life in the Classroom”, EMU Student Orientation, Fall & Winter semesters.
2010-2013: EMU Day in Lansing Planning Committee, EMU Government Relations.
2012: Co-organizer, Detroit Institute of Arts field trip for EMU Living, Learning Communities.
2009-2013: Student Advocate, EMU Ombudsman’s Office.
2009-2010: Student Experience Council, EMU Division of Student Affairs.
2009: Search Committee for Assistant Vice President for Academic Human Resources, EMU.
2008-2009: EMU Day in Lansing, participant, EMU Government Relations.
2008- 2009: Member, C2 theatre troupe, EMU.
2008: Faculty cluster facilitator, EMU LeaderShape, EMU Division of Student Affairs.
2006: Selection Committee for Faculty and Tutor Appreciation Day Program and awards, Holman Learning Center.