Educational Background
- ​Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX; Ph.D. in Juvenile Justice. 2007.
- Activities Included: Prairie View A&M University Doctoral Student Association, held position as Treasurer.
- University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, LA: M.S. in Psychology (Psychometric), 2013.
- University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, LA; M.A. in Criminal Justice. 2003.
- Activities Included: Lambda Alpha Epsilon—American Criminal Justice Association, held position as member of Ethics Committee, Alpha Phi Sigma—the National Criminal Justice Honor Society.
- Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand; B.A. in Political Science (Justice Administration). Related Block in Law 1999.
- Awards Included: B.A. with Second Class Honors, Kasetsart University Outstanding Accomplishment 1996 and 1997.
- Activities Included: Political Science Association, Social Science Association.

Employment Background

- Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, 2014-present.
- Director of the Institute of Juvenile Justice, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, 2014-present.
- Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, The University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, LA, August 2013-2016.
- Director of the Institute of Corrections and Juvenile Justice, The University of Louisiana at Monroe, August 2009-2016
- Duties Include: Coordinating and providing continuing education and training, beyond basic jailer training, to corrections personnel in corrections and juvenile
  justice agencies.
- Graduate Program Coordinator, Department of Criminal Justice, The University of Louisiana at Monroe, August 2009-2016.
- Duties Include: advising, recruiting and retaining all graduate students in Criminal Justice.
- Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, The University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, LA, January 2007- July 2013.
- Duties Include: Coordinator of Criminal Justice Graduate Program, Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Criminal Justice and a research fellow at Social Science Research Lab.
- Graduate Assistant of Graduate School, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX, September 2006- December 2007.
- Duties Include: Assisting the Dean of Graduate School in any school-related work.
- Tutor of ACCESS (The Academy for Collegiate Excellence and Student Success). University College, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX, June 2006-July 2006; June 2005-July 2005.
- Duties Include: Providing tutoring classes in critical thinking and problem solving.
- Instructor. College of Juvenile Justice & Psychology, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX, August 2005-May 2006.
- Duties Include: Teaching undergraduate course in Criminal Justice.
- Doctoral Research Assistant of College of Juvenile Justice & Psychology, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX, August 2004-May 2005
- Duties Include: Assisting faculty members and the Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center conduct research.
- Legal Researcher of the Fourth Judicial District Attorney’s Office State of Louisiana, Monroe, LA, May 2003-June 2004.
- Duties Included: Conducting legal research, assisting attorneys and others in finding information in the law library, and assisting in a variety of other office related tasks.
- Awards Included: Employee of the Month of the Fourth Judicial District Attorney’s Office, August, 2003.
- Research Assistant of Criminal Justice, the University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, LA, August 2003-June 2004.
- Duties Included: Assisting the department of Criminal Justice conduct the federal grant research project “Project Safe Neighborhoods: American’s Network against Gun Violence”.
- Interviewer of Center for Business and Economic Research, the University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, LA, August 2003- June 2004.
- Duties Included: Interviewing and conducting surveys during events in Ouachita parish to evaluate the economic impact to the local area.
- Graduate Assistant of Criminal Justice, the University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, LA, August 2001-May 2003.
- Duties Included: Assisting in Project Safe Neighborhood research; assisting Dr. Stacy Moak by covering classes in her absence, monitoring tests, and averaging grades, administrative assistant of criminal justice office.