B.A. - Psychology Stephen F. Austin State University - 1989
Research and Teaching Interests
My research and teaching interests include areas of interpersonal communication, crisis communication and strategies, business and employee communications, workplace mediation, employee satisfaction and integration into corporate cultures and diversity and intercultural communication.
Senior Lecturer I The University of Texas at Dallas [2006–Present]
Lecturer Texas A&M University [2003–2004]
Workplace Communication Consultant
Crisis Communication Intervention Consultant/Private Practice Several Local Police Agencies, Individuals and Businesses [1990–Present]
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC License #11744)
Diplomat of the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
International Critical Incident Stress Foundation
International Association of Chiefs of Police
Institute for Law Enforcement Administration
Distinguished Dissertation Award – Texas A&M University-Commerce
Licensed Professional Counselor
Citizen of Merit Commendation Award – Dallas Police Department
Dallas Police Department Commendations – Various Dates and Years
Sachse Police Department Appreciation Award
Achievements in Original Achievement, Investigation, and Research
Dissertation: An Exploratory Study of Self-Disclosure and Marital Adjustment in Law Enforcement Officers. Texas A&M University-Commerce, 2001.
Follow-Up Study to Dissertation: An Exploratory Study of Self-Disclosure and Marital Adjustment in Law Enforcement Officers. Dallas Police Department, 2008.