M.S.  1991 University of Oregon School of Journalism & Communication

     Thesis: Turnabout is Fair Play: Censorship of Popular Music in the 1950s


B.S. 1988 Portland State University - General Studies/Social Science

First Place, Society of Environmental Journalists, Outstanding Explanatory Writing (Print), 2009

     "Environment Becomes Heredity," Miller-McCune Magazine


First Prize, Fiction (Short Story), Willamette Writers Kay Snow Writing Contest, 1988



The Adriatic Sea: A Sea at Risk, a Unity of Purpose - Religion, Science & Environment Symposium IV, 2002


Black Sea in Crisis - Religion, Science & Environment Symposium II, 1997


Scripps Howard Institute on the Environment, Colorado University at Boulder, 2000


Society of Environmental Journalists





National Association of Science Writers



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