I was born and raised on a farm in Iowa.  I attended a parochial elementary and high school in my small town.  I majored in chemistry in college and, following graduation with a Masters Degree in analytical chemistry, landed a job as a research scientist with the Science Center of Rockwell International in Thousand Oaks, California.  After 4.5 years in California, I changed careers and took a job educating chemistry technicians at a community college in Nebraska.  I retired from this position in June, 2013, but continue teaching there as an adjunct instructor.
Education
B.S., Chemistry, Iowa State University, 1970. M.A., Analytical Chemistry, University of Texas, 1972.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Analytical Chemistry, Instrumental Analysis, Chemistry Technician Education
Personal Interests
My hobby is nature photography. My passion is my Catholic faith.