- Master Arts, Economics, University New Orleans
- Bachelor Arts, Economics, University Alaska Fairbanks
- Adjunct Instructor, 01/01/2001 - 05/31/2005, University Alaska Southeast
- Graduate Assistant, 08/01/1992 - 05/31/2003, University New Orleans
- Professor, 08/15/2005 - Present, McLennan Community College
- 2005 - Innovation Award from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) for an innovative economic development project.