Assistant Professor, Public Policy
“I had rather be shut up in a very modest cottage, with my books, my family, and a few old friends, dining on simple bacon, and letting the world roll on as it liked, than to occupy the most splendid post which any human power can give.” – Thomas Jefferson
Civil Rights; Education Law and Policy; Local, State, and National Government; Political Economy; Nonprofit Management (Human Resources); Young Adult/Single Adult Ministry
J.D., Boston College Law School, 1999
Ed.M., Harvard Graduate School of Education, 1995
B.A., English, University of California at Berkeley, 1993
PPOL111: American Government
PPOL221: Political Process
PPOL301: Political Theory & Philosophy
PPOL341: Political Economy
PPOL361: Constitution & Civil Rights
Charter School Manual for Governance Teams (1st Edition), California School Boards Association, 2003.
Exploring Teacher Peer Review (co-author), National Governors’ Association, 2000.
Associations, Boards, Committees
Advisor, WJU Associated Student Body Student Government (2011-present)
William Jessup University (Adjunct Professor), 2008 – 2011
Bayside Covenant Church, 2005 - present
California School Boards Association, 2000-2005
National Governors’ Association, 1999-2000
Massachusetts Department of Education, 1998-1999
Boston Public Schools, 1995-1996
I live in Roseville with my lovely wife of six years Lisa (an emergency room nurse), our daughter (Gabriella, 3 years), and our golden retriever Bus (named after the former Pittsburgh Steeler).