Bachelor, University Mississippi, 1980. Master of Public Administration, University Cincinnati, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cincinnati, 1988.
Newspaper reporter Knoxville News-Sentinel, Tennessee, 1980. Television news reporter WCBI-television, Columbus, Mississippi, 1980-1981. Assistant professor University New Orleans, New Orleans, 1990-1994.
Visiting assistant professor University New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1995-1998. Associate professor New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, since 1998.
Every person of voting age should exercise his or her God-given responsibility and constitutionally guaranteed right to engage in the political life by voting in every appropriate election.
Member American Society for Public Administration, American Political Science Association, Conference Minority Public Administrators.