-AB zoology, botany, French; MS education/tch. cert; Ph.D. science & secondary education, and music (bassoon). All from Indiana University, Bloomington.
-30+ years public schools teaching biology, physical sciences, language,
5th grade through High School, undergraduate education (teaching methodology, multicultural educ.), and liberal arts for local colleges.
-Indiana State Park naturalist
-studied, taught, toured, performed in eight countries.
-NSF & NDEA summer grants in U.S. colleges; Fulbright Grant to Turkey; I.U. Library Grant to University of Oslo (summer).
-Professional woodwind musician (local symphonies, chamber music, German bands, dance bands and novelty duo).
-Researcher into paranormal phenomena and believer psychology (as skeptic). Ph.D.
dissertation: Description of the Paranormal Beliefs of Pre-service Teachers at Indiana
Industry Expertise (3)
Travel and Tourism
Areas of Expertise (4)
Critical Thinking; Pseudoscience; Education
Ph.D: secondary and science education and music (bassoon) (professional)
Fulbright Grant to Izmir Koleji, Turkey Sons of Norway grant & IU Library Grant (summer) to University of Oslo Five NSF and NDEA summer grants to U.S. universities
Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana: AB, MS, Ph.D., zoology, botany; education/tch. cert; science/secondary education, and music (bassoon) 1991
The Ph.D. was received in 1991, the AB and MS were received earlier.
- American Federation of Musicians
Event Appearances (3)
The Geography and Alleged Energy Fields of Sedona, Arizona
Paranormal Friday Irving Theater, Indianapolis, Indiana
Questions Regarding Your Paranormal Experiences: Fact or Fiction
Paranormal Friday Series Bookmamas Bookstore, Irvington-Indianapolis, Indiana
Pseudoscience: critical views and evaluation
MENSA: local chapter Indianapolis, Indiana
Sample Talks (1)
Elements of Critical Thinking as Linked to Scientific Methodology
There are many elements to consider in examining critically. Many of these relate to methods of scientific experimentation. These relationships are explored and are, in turn, linked to solving everyday personal and business problems.