When I graduated, I worked at Cascade Engineering as an intern. That turned into full-time employment in the HR function. I stayed there until 2011, then moved to Herman Miller for another HR role until 2014. I then decided to move into healthcare. While
I have been fortunate professionally, both before and since graduation, to have had opportunities to work with great organizations. Starting with the West Michigan Strategic Alliance, the City of Grand Haven, and The Right Place, and now with Great Lakes
After receiving my Ph.D. in 1992 in political science and psychology, I took a job at the University of North Texas where I have been working ever since. I have worked my way up the ranks to full professor and Director of the Castleberry Peace Institute..