Bachelor of Science in Physical Education and Special Studies, William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri, 1984. Master of Arts in United States History, University Missouri, Kansas City, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy in United States History and American Politics, University Idaho, Moscow, 1996.
Assistant professor University Maryland University College, 1994—1999. Instructor Great Basin College, 2000. Adjunct professor Ferris State University, 2001—2002.
Visiting assistant professor Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan, 2002—2005, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, since 2005. Instructor, Junior Statesman America Georgetown University, Princeton University, Yale University, 2001, 02, 06, 07. Petty officer 3rd class United States Navy, 1976-1980, Naval Telecommunications Command San Diego, Western Australia and Guam.
Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, God has broken the power of all that is evil, in the world and in us.
When seeking to address certain political issues, the Church must engage with other denominations to understand their views and needs.
Conglomerate fellow United States Senator Paul Simon, Washington, 1988. Staff assistant United States Senator Howard Metzenbaum, 1989. Special assistant United States Congressman Thomas Luken, 1989—1990.
Member of Japan Policy Research Institute, Australian & New Zealand Studies Association, Asian Studies Pacific Coast, Lowy Institute Australia, Chicago Council Global Affairs.