Ph.D., Political Science, Washington University at Saint Louis, 1996
M.A., Political Science, Texas A&M University, 1980
B.S., Public Administration, Eastern Michigan University, 1979
The following list is a selection of recent publications and does not represent the entire body of research.
"Your Life, Your Health! Chronic Disease Self-Management Education in Louisiana," The International Journal of Health, Wellness and Society, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 2013, 2013 (with K.K. Frye, M.W. Estrade, and W.J. Hicks)
"Louisiana Answers for Living at Home: State Pilot Program for Aging in Place," The International Journal of Aging and Society, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2012
"The Louisiana Aging Network: Analyzing an Organizational Network," The International Journal of Health, Wellness and Society, Vol. 1, No. 4, 2012
"Life Expectancy and Ecological Footprint: Societal Sustainability and Health Equity," The International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, Vol. 6, Issue 4, 2010
"Reconciling Technological Viability with Social Feasibility: the Case of Natural Pozzolans for Sustainable Development," World Review of Science, Technology, and Sustainable Development, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2008 (with T.D. Eatmon and C.W. Seifert)
Honors and Awards
Millionaire Club, Office of Sponsored Programs, Southern University, 2005.
Mondialogo International Dialogue and Exchange: Engineering Award, Berlin, Germany, 2005.
P3 Design Project: Development of Appropriate, Sustainable Construction Materials, 2005.
Associate Professor, Health Policy and Systems Management Program, School of Public Health, Louisiana State University, 2007 - 2013
Associate Professor, Nelson Mandela School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Southern University and A&M College at Baton Rouge, 1996 - 2007
Director of Research, Evaluation, and Information Technology, Louisiana Office for Addictive Disorders, Department of Health and Hospitals, 2000 - 2002