At BVU since 1993

Degrees Held

B.S. in Computer Science, Mathematics & Political Science, Rockhurst University
M.S. in Mathematical Statistics, Northwestern University
M.A. in Political Science, The University of Michigan

Works published

Understanding Multiplicative Interaction Terms in Multiple Regression Models

Statistical Tests for 'Intervalness' and 'Collapsing' Involving Categorical Variables in Linear Models

Attitudinal Impact of International Travel Courses on Undergraduate Students

Impacts of Professor-Student Discipline Matches in an Undergraduate Introductory Statistics Course (With Dr. Stan Ullerich)


George Wythe Award for Teaching Excellence (BVU's highest faculty honor; 2005).
BVU Faculty Member of the Year (voted by students; 1996, 2006, and 2008).
Visiting Professor of Political Science -- Uppsala University (Sweden) (2007 and 2010).
Invited Faculty in Residence, ICPSR Summer Program, Univ. of Michigan (each summer since 1987).

International Experience

Traveled with students to Costa Rica, Cuba, Egypt, Greece, Iceland, Puerto Rico, and Turkey.

Visiting Professor at Uppsala University, Sweden (2007 and 2010).