I am an American, originally from San Francisco academic, teacher, and writer who enjoys working in communications and helping people and institutions achieve concise clarity to convey their messages and ideas. I have been editing translations into English since 1998 for businesses, government agencies, and academics. I first taught English overseas in 1993 when I taught in Tartu as a Fulbright teacher.
My academic background is a B.A. in political science with a history minor from California State University, East Bay; graduate teacher education program and English at St. Mary’s College in Moraga, California; and an M.A. in military history from Norwich University in Vermont. I am currently completing my Ph.D. in history at the University of Tartu. I received my secondary teaching certificate for history in 1988 and English in 1990. I have authored two world history textbooks for TeachingPoint Publishing in 2004 and 2005 and was awarded a James Madison Fellowship in history in 2005 for my work in curriculum design and technology applications.