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To provide criminal justice
concepts in a manner that keeps
students interested and engaged.
Strong presentation skills
Interactive course developer
Mentor with stewardship
UNIVERSITY OF THE INCARNATE WORD
AUGUST 2018 – PRESENT
Developed courses. lectured in class, tutored online. Effectively facilitated and moderated classroom forums. Advisor for the American Criminal Justice Association. Remain a part-time lecturer accepting courses as needed.
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS RIO GRANDE VALLEY
August 2002 – July 2017
Part-time lecturer turned Full-time Adjunct
Developed the first online courses. First faculty member to become certified to teach large online classes for 250 students and hybrid courses. Chaired symposiums that provided state certification training hours for police, correctional officers, attorneys, victim advocates, social workers, and nurses. Advisor for the American Criminal Justice Association providing skills training (firearms, physical agility), certifications (OC Spray), tutoring for regional and national competitions, and mentored students.
MA, CRIMINAL JUSTICE – APRIL 2000
Indiana University, Bloomington
GPA 3.44 Thesis Coursework: Sex offender supervision in Texas: A comparison between Probation and Parole; and Sex, laws and cyberspace: What a Texas probation officer must know to properly investigate child pornography.
BA, PUBLIC JUSTICE-LEGAL STUDIES – MAY 1994
St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, Texas
GPA 3.27 Among the first to receive the STMU President Award for Academic Excellence. Became a state certified trained mediator who teamed with other mediators to provide training for students, teachers, and administrators in the Corpus Christi Independent School District.