Grants, Honors and Awards

2006 – 2007 Grant Recipient Dove Soap and Girl Scouts of America, Uniquely Me Campaign.

2005 - 2007 Grant Recipient, TISAM, Take Abstinence and the Media Seriously, Washington State Department of Health.

2005 Grant Recipient with Youth Leadership Spokane, State Farm Insurance, Media and Advertising.

2004 Grant Recipient, University of Washington, Teen Health and the Media.

2003 Grant Recipient, University of Washington, Teen Health and the Media.

2003 Invited Guest Keynote Speaker, The International Society of Teachers of Speech and Drama, Trinity College, London. February 2003.

2003 Grant Recipient, Spokane Regional Health District, Tobacco and Media Literacy

2001 Master Teacher Award, Communication and Instruction Interest Group, Western States Communication Association Convention, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, February.

1998 Invited Professorship, Gonzaga University-In-Florence. Piazza Antinori, Firenze.  “Communication and Cultural Dissonance.”

1998 Visiting Scholar, The University of Kent at Canterbury, U.K. Psychology Faculty.

1998 Visiting Professor, the London Institute for Arts and Therapy, London, England.

1997 Appointed, Board of Directors, Foundation for Family Television, Seattle, Washington.

1996, 1994, 1993 Nominated, Scholar of the Year, Gonzaga University.

1993 Visiting Scholar, Keynes College, University of Kent at Canterbury, England. The Institute for Social and Applied Psychology.

1993 Recipient, St. Michael's Institute Grant for the development of research on media and social values and contributions to the     Jesuit School of Philosophy and Letters.

1993 Recipient, Gonzaga Research Council Grant. Grant for research in media and culture, "The Americanization of British

1991 Recipient, Master Teacher Award, 13th International Conference on Teaching Excellence, National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development, The University of Texas at Austin.

1989 Fulbright Teacher Exchange, South Bristol Polytechnic, Bristol, England.

June -Sept.1988, March-Sept.1983, July-Dec.1981  
        Visiting Research Fellow and Visiting Scholar In Residence, The Institute of Social and Applied Psychology and Eliot College,    The University of Kent at Canterbury, Canterbury, Kent, England.

1988-1989 Recipient, State of California Grant and a Chaffey College
Grant for Innovative Instruction. Grant for the development of a Communication Lab for computer and video generated imaging.

1981-1982 Recipient, State of California Grant for Innovative
        Instruction, "Office Tutorial and Pedagogy."

1977-Present Research Fellow, Institute of Linguistic Studies, Claremont Graduate School.

1975-1977 Claremont Graduate School Fellowship-Education Faculty-Program In Language and Communication.

1969 Outstanding Student Teacher of the Year, California State
        University, Long Beach.