Academic Title

Lecturer, Education

Research Interests
  • Adolescent Psychology
  • Impact of Extra-curriculur participation on student achievement
Research Summary

With my entire career in education being spent at the middle & high school levels, I’ve always been intrigued by the many internal and external factors that influence the academic, social & emotional performances of adolescents.

  • M.A., Administration, Salem State University
  • B.S., English, University of Maine at Orono
Professional Experience

32 Years of Public School Experience at the middle & high school levels (17 years in administration, 15 as a classroom teacher)
21 Years as an elected member of the Ipswich School Committee (served as Chair on 4 separate occasions during that time)
Adjunct Faculty at Merrimack College since 2000
Faculty Lecturer at Merrimack College since 2018