CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION

  • University of Connecticut (1976) – Doctor of Philosophy – Marine Ecology
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (1969) – Master of Science – Limnology
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (1967) – Bachelor of Science – Zoology

Education specific to writing:

  • Famous Writers’ course – 1964
  • Introduction to Creative Writing and Advanced Creative Writing courses taken at The University of Alabama in Huntsville – 1994
  • Travel Writers’ Workshop sponsored by The Huntsville Times, Ms. Debra Story, Entertainment Editor, instructor – 1999
  • Creative Writing Workshop sponsored by Department of English, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Kelly Cherry, instructor – 2000
  • Writing Today, Annual Writers Conference, Birmingham-Southern College — 2005
  • Writing Dialogue with an Impact, taken through the Writers University, Karl Iglesias, instructor – 2006
  • Middle of the Novel, Kelly Dwyer, instructor, and Fiction Essentials, instructor John Dalton, Iowa Summer Writing Festival – 2007

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Alabama Writers’ Conclave – Historian 2005-09; 1st Vice President & Program Chair 2009-2011; President 2011-2013
  • Alabama Writers’ Forum – member
  • Huntsville Literary Association – Executive Board 2008-2010, Former Chairperson of the Young Writers Contest; Executive Board 2011-2015
  • Tennessee Writers’ Alliance – member
  • Tennessee Mountain Writers – member
  • Alabama Ornithological Society – member
  • National Maritime Historical Society – member
  • U. S. Naval Institute – member
  • Friends of the Preserve and Sanctuary (FOPS) – Treasurer 2009-2011

PREVOUSLY PUBLISHED ARTICLES:

  • Huntsville and the State Bird – Old Huntsville Magazine – November 2007
  • Instructions for a First Confession – Muscadine Lines – May/June 2007
  • Santa Lucia Day – Birmingham Arts Journal – Spring 2007
  • Raccoon Encounter – Muscadine Lines, an e-zine – November/December 2006
  • How I Met My Cat, Bugsy – Birmingham Arts Journal – 2006, Vol. 3, Issue #1.
  • Ecosystems – Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues – R. McClenaghan (ed.) – Salem Press, 2000
  • Fish Kills – Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues – R. McClenaghan (ed.) – Salem Press, 2000
  • Black Skimmers – Bird Watcher’s Digest – 1996, July/August Issue
  • Togetherness in the Shallows – Sea Frontiers – 1995, Winter Issue
  • Skimming for Dinner:  Feeding Behavior of the Black Skimmer – Sea Frontiers – 1986, volume 32, issue 2, pages 131-136.

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