I joined the Legal Studies Department at UCF as a Lecturer in 2016. I teach a variety of legal courses to undergraduate and masters students, including Environmental Law, Real Estate and Property Law, Bankruptcy Law, Civil Procedure, Bankruptcy Law, and core Legal Studies courses. I have also created and regularly teach a masters Administrative Law and undergraduate Urban Development Law course. Through a University grant, I have created a "High Impact - Integrative Learning Experience" version of Environmental Law. Pursuant to another University grant, I have co-created a universal framework for the Legal Studies introductory course, Law and Legal System.
Areas of Expertise
- Government Law
- Environmental Law
- Property Law
- B.A. in Environmental Policy from Rollins College
- J.D. with Certification in Land Use and Environmental Law from the University of Florida Levin College of Law
- LL.M. with Concentration in Energy and Environmental Law from Boston University College of Law
At UCF, I serve on the CCIE Faculty Council and the University Faculty Senate, as well as various university and college committees.
Within the local community, I am a member of the Board of Directors for Ideas for Us, Inc, a not-for-profit Florida corporation dedicated to environmental advocacy projects. I am also a regular volunteer at the Orange County Animal Shelter, working with abandoned and stray dogs.
- Certification by the Florida Bar as an expert in City, County, and Local Government Law (2010)
- Membership in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida Bar (2010)
- Membership in the Florida Bar (2000)
- Certification by the University of Florida College of Law in Land Use and Environmental Law (2000)