Coordinator of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered) Studies.
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 1995. American Culture Studies.
M.A., The Ohio State University, 1988. Journalism-Public Relations.
B.A., Ashland University, 1985. Creative Writing, English and Psychology.
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
Recent Video Documentaries:
"Highland Lives," director, executive producer, camera and editor, (2014), 28 min.
"Country Crush," director, executive producer, editor, director of photography, camera and sound, (2009), 58 min.
"Invisible Struggles: Stories of Northern Segregation," director, executive producer, camera and editor, (2006), 52 min.
"Women Who Flew," co-director, co-producer, and co-editor with Tom Baumann, (1994), 10 min.
"Queens of Columbus: Performance and the art of Illusion," Writer, co-director, off-line editor, and co-producer with Tom Baumann and Andy Gardner, (1992), 30 min.
New York: New York University Press (1997; paperback 2001);
"Invisible Struggles: A Civil Rights Project Impacts Classroom and Community," with Kenneth J. Bindas, Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, vol. 12, no. 3 (2008)
"Out of the Shadows: Informal Segregation in Warren, Ohio, 1954-1964," With Kenneth J. Bindas, northeast Ohio Journal of History (Spring 2006).
Selected Professional Affiliations:
Ethnografilm Organizing Committee http://www.ethnofilmfest.org
Journal of Video Ethnography, Editorial Board
International Visual Sociology Association, Board Member