Faculty Appointments and Professional Experience

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Kansas City, MO

  • Associate Research Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Missouri-Kansas City (2017 – present)
  • Higher Learning Commission Lead Assurance Writer, Office of the Provost and Executive Vice-Chancellor (2017-present)
  • Adjunct, Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences (2016-2017)
  • Senior Research Associate, Institute for Human Development (2016-2017)
  • Director of Interdisciplinary Training, Institute for Human Development (2013-2017)
  • Coordinator, Interdisciplinary Leadership in Disability Studies graduate certificate, Institute for Human Development (2013-2017)
  • Adjunct, Graduate and Doctoral Faculty, School of Graduate Studies, School of Social Work, School of Law (2013-2017)
  • Adjunct, Graduate and Doctoral Faculty, School of Education (2012-2013; 2017 – present)
  • Adjunct, Department of English, College of Arts and Sciences (2010-2013)
  • Research Associate, Institute for Human Development (2008-2016)

Rockhurst University

Kansas City, MO

  • Director of Service Learning (2004-2008)

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Kansas City, MO

  • Research Associate, Center for the City (2001-2004)
  • Program Director of Students in the City (Service-Learning) (2004-2008)

Professional Experience

Mid-America Regional Council

Kansas City, MO

  • Program Analyst, Early Childhood Higher Education Consortium, (1995-2001)
  • Program Analyst, Fern Webster Early Childhood Scholarship Program, (1995-2001)
  • Program Analyst, Greater Kansas City Careers (Kauffman Foundation), (1995-2001)