PhD, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK. MS, BS, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Winery Chef and Wine Educator, Russian Hill Estate Winery, Windsor, CA. Baking and Pastry Chef, Special Events, CIA at Greystone, St. Helena, CA. Chef and Owner, The French Oven. Emeritus Professor of Ecology and Senior Scientist in Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. Environmental Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN. Participating Chef, Worlds of Flavors; Healthy Flavors, Healthy Kids; Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives; Flavor, Quality, and American Menus conferences, CIA at Greystone. Stages, restaurants in Arizona, Italy, Oregon, and Washington, DC. Bakery Chef, bakeries and cafés in Arizona, California, Oregon, and Washington.
Senior Fulbright Scholar for research to Namibia, U.S. Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Co-author, Landscape Ecological Analysis: Issues and Applications. Author of more than 100 scientific articles.
Certified Senior Ecologist, Ecological Society of America.