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D.Min., Counseling, San Francisco Theological Seminary, 1979
M.Div., Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary, 1972
B.A., Social Sciences, UCLA, 1967 
 
Washburn University: Assistant Professor 2001-2006
Associate Professor/Tenured 2006-2011
Department Chair: 2006-2015
Professor 2011-present
University of North Texas: Director, National Academy for Victim Studies/Associate Faculty, 1996-1997

Scholarly Interests/Activities
Post-Trauma; Victimology; Cultural Competency; Eastern Therapies: Morita Therapy and Naikan Therapy; Hate and Bias Crimes.
Published Books Authored: Walking on Eggshells: Counseling for Women in or Leaving an Abusive Relationship (Kendall Hunt); To Tell The Truth (Volcano Press); Color of Justice: Cultural Sensitive Treatment of Minority Crime Victims, 2nd Ed. (Allyn & Bacon); A River to Live By: The 12 Life Principles of Morita Therapy (Xlibris/Random House). Desire for Life: The Practitioner’s Introduction to Morita Therapy for the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders (Xlibris/Pearson/Penguin).
Service Interests/Activities
International Education; International Committee of Morita Therapy-United States representative; Victim/Survivor Services
Career Accomplishments

National Crime Victim Service  Award, 1995, presented by the President and Attorney General at the White House; Director, Crime Victims Research and Policy Institute, Texas Attorney General's Office 1996-2001; Division Chief, Maui County, Hawaii Prosecuting Attorney's Office, 1982-1996; National Violence Against Women Council, U.S. Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services, 1995-2000.

NED N. FLEMING AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING IN 2014, WASHBURN UNIVERSITY