I joined UCF in 2012. I was previously the Program Director of the Adult and Higher Education Program at the University of Houston - Victoria (2009-2012), and prior to that was a lecturer in the M.A.L.S. interdisciplinary program at the University of Memphis (2006-2009).

Areas of Expertise
  • Higher Education
  • Adult Education
  • English Language Teaching
  • Ed.D. Higher and Adult Education, University of Memphis, 2004
  • M.A. Liberal Studies, University of Memphis, 2002
  • B.S. Social Science, Blue Mountain College, 1992
  • A.A. Social Studies, Itawamba Community College, 1991
  • M.A. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), University of Central Florida, 2018



  • Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Award- UCF (April 2017)
  • Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award- College of Education and Human Performance - UCF (April 2016)
  • Distance Education Advising Award University College -University of Memphis (April 2008)