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Positions and Activities
Director, Science and Human Meaning Project Manager
Cuesta College – Adjunct Professor of Philosophy
California State Polytechnic University Osher Institute: Instructor
Collins Family Foundation: Director of the Cultural Evolution in Business
Collins Foundation Press: Managing Editor
Conference Chair: Science, Wisdom, and the Future Conference - California 2009
Conference Facilitator: Galileo’s Legacy – Hawaii 2009
Website designer: Orion Observatory, Orion Institute, Collins Foundation Press,
Humanity Participants’ Conference Series
Cuesta College – San
Luis Obispo (2007-2008)
Polytechnic State University Osher Institute courses (2004-2006)
Science and the
Human Spirit in Dialogue: Advances in science, spiritual responses, and
Spirituality in America: Understanding America’s unique science and
Arizona Community College (Arizona Social Sciences Teaching Certification 2001)
Course instruction and development of student experience in preparing and
participating in a history symposium and publishing its proceedings.
Civilization: Course instruction including the student preparation of an
on-campus symposium with published proceedings.
Astronomy: Assistant instructor, course development and implementation.
Faculty advisor to the student-formed Superstition Mountains Observatory.
School, La Mirada, CA (1978-1987)
Education: Certified Confraternity of Christian Doctrine Instructor –
Preschool and Jr. High.
Education Instructor and Sports Program Director: Developed the girl’s
physical education. program including course curriculum, skills development,
and after-school sports program.
Jeans & Jodhpurs
Equestrian School, Santa Fe Springs, CA (1975-1989)
curriculum development, individual instruction, instructor education, and
course development for Brownies, Girl Scouts, and La Mirada Parks and
Instructor, Regional Occupational Equestrian Program of the La
Mirada-Norwalk School District.
Occupational Horsecare site management and student horsecare apprentice
Interdisciplinary Studies, Science and Theology (2006), Union Institute and
history and philosophy of science, theology and doctrinal development,
interfaith relations, cosmology, process theology, global community, current
theories of complex systems dynamics, self-organization, non-equilibrium
thermodynamics, and emergent phenomena.
A Comparison of Emergent Complexity and Process Thought: Identifying and
Assessing Areas of Conflict.
approved dissertation - Degree pending administrative processing.
Interdisciplinary Studies (2001), California State University, Fullerton.
anthropology, history, American studies, philosophy, philosophy of science,
Science and Theology Interface: A Comparison of Intelligent Design and
Psychology (1992), California State University, Fullerton.
history, philosophy, anthropology, biology, chemistry, math, psychology, and
A Study in Religious Attitudes.
Directing the Institute’s Science and Spirituality project. The project’s
components include courses for life-long learning programs, public presentation,
adult education, and regular college curriculum as well as conferences and
seminars, edited proceedings, and books for both peer and popular audiences.
Conference facilitation – Evolutionary Epic (Hawaii, 2008) and Galileo’s Legacy
Scheduled courses for 2007-2008: Science and Spirituality in America,
Science and the Human Spirit, and Comparative Religions and Worldviews:
Maps of Reality.
Directing the foundation’s Cultural Evolution in Business Project. The
project includes the development of exploratory workshops, conferences,
publications, and applications training.
Co-editor of proceedings for The Evolutionary Epic: Science’s Story and
Humanity’s Response – to be published in winter, 2008.
Facilitator: Evolutionary Epic Conference – Hawaii (2008)
Co-chair – Evolution of Religion (2007)
coordinator: Cosmic Evolution and Big History Conference (2004).
distribution of Humanity: The Chimpanzees Who Would Be Ants. Russell
retreat coordinator: Evolutionary Conference – Evolutionary
Directionality, Emergent Complexity, and the Future of Humanity: A
Synergistic Salon. The conference was a joint project of the Orion
Institute and The Great Story Project (2004).
Religion Conference: Co-Editor of the Proceedings
Facilitator – Religion and Sustainability (2007)
coordinator and proceedings editor: The Profitable Sustainability Project
(developed in cooperation with the Future 500 Foundation). Proceedings:
Profitable Sustainability: Revealing the Hidden Win-Win Potential for the
Foundation - Student advisor and project coordinator for the Student World
Assembly (SWA). SWA is a global democratic forum for students around the
globe communicating through Internet, local campus chapters, and a yearly,
in-person, international convention.
Our Search for a Global Cosmology. Journal of Faith and Science Exchange
Astronomical Research: Adventures in Photometry. Proceedings of the
Symposium on Telescope Science (2002).
Class Devoted to Astronomical Research. The Bulletin of the American
Astronomical Society (2002).
Photometry of the Bright Cepheid U Aqu. The Bulletin of the Astronomical
Introductory Astronomy Community College Course. The Bulletin of the
Astronomical Society (2002).
development (tentative titles)
Religions and Worldviews: Maps of Reality
Interfaces between Evolutionary Scientists and Process Philosophy
Center for Theology
and Natural Science
Religion in an Age of Science
The Center for
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