Washburn University, Associate Professor, 1996 - present; Assistant Professor, 1989-1996; Visiting Assistant Professor, 1987-1989.
DePauw University, Assistant Professor, 1984; Instructor, 1982-1983.
Purdue University, Teaching Assistant, 1977-1982.
Buddhism in Asian Literature, Liberation Theology in Latin American Literature, Business Writing: Consulting
Selected University Committees (2011-Present):
Awarded the Ned N. Fleming Award for Excellence in Teaching, April 17, 2012.
Yearly presentation in Asian literature at the Asian Studies Development Program and/or Japanese Studies Association conference.
Asian Studies Grants:
Japan and East Asian Relationships: Focus Literature. Japanese Studies Association (Freeman Foundation Grant), Wichita, KS. October 17-19, 2013
WU Faculty Development Grant: "Continuity, Conflict, and Change in Indian Cultures and Societies." Asian Studies Development Program (ASDP). Kansas City, KS, Sept. 18-20, 2008.
Freeman Foundation Grant: "Incorporating Japan Studies into the Undergraduate Curriculum." Japanese Studies Association/Tokai Univ., Honolulu, HI May 22-June 10, 2005.
NEH Grant: "Traditions of Dissent: Negotiating Change in Asian Societies." ASDP. Kansas City, MO April 2-6, 2003.
NEH Grant: "Continuities and Crises: The Interplay of Religion and Politics in China." ASDP/East-West Center. Honolulu, HI June 4-July 6, 2001.