His doctoral studies include a dissertation on the rhetoric of the environmental debate, focusing on public lands, as well as a number of courses in rhetorical theory, social theory, and geography to support my specialty. His master’s degree is in mass communications, focusing on writing, specifically writing for film (screenplays, treatments). He has taught freshman English and other basic English courses at a number of institutions as well as courses in technical writing and journalism, literature and rhetoric. He teaches ethics and rhetorical theory in the graduate program at UHD and have published in both fields. Prior to entering academia in 1999, he spent 20 years in a variety of professional positions closely related to writing, public relations, media, community relations, public speaking, and so on. His credentials include the doctorate in English, MA in mass comm., bachelor’s degree from one of the top private liberal arts colleges in the country, as well as both teaching and attendance at several community colleges in highly diverse communities. He has certificates in military journalism and Spanish translation. His scholarly research interests and creative endeavors include the writings and life of English novelist Graham Greene, environmental rhetoric and ethics, the Sagebrush Rebellion in its several incarnations, as well as environmental issues generally, currently focusing on resource overconsumption, population growth, and climate change. He has received two grants for teaching projects, two student awards, and two decorations for service to the state of New Jersey.