Leadership Studies
Education and Human Development
Start Year at LSUS
Terminal Degree/Yr
Office Location
BE 347A
Curriculum Vitae


I currently serve as an assistant professor in the Department of Leadership Studies at Louisiana State University - Shreveport. I was recently appointed as interim Chair for the Department of Leadership Studies and interim Program Director for the Doctor of Education in Leadership Studies. I retired as a lieutenant with the Louisiana State Police in 2020 and have 28 years of combined law enforcement experience. I am also a retired field-grade Army National Guard officer, which included numerous deployments worldwide. In addition to my doctorate, I hold a Master of Science Degree and an M.B.A. Before my appointment as an assistant professor, I was an adjunct instructor at LSUS and an adjunct for the Louisiana State Police, where I taught leadership. My expertise includes law enforcement leadership, emergency management, and military leadership. My academic training also provides a solid background in business leadership as well as higher education leadership. In addition to instructing at LSUS, I have also taught change management to newly appointed Air Force squadron commanders.


Teaching Assignments

CJ 214        Police ProcessLDSH 860  Strategic Resource Allocation and DevelopmentLDSH 819   Ethics, Leadership, and Law Enforcement in Modern SocietyLDSH 811    Law Enforcement Leadership: Leadership and Situational Awareness    LDSH 821   Conflict Studies: Societal ImplicationsLDSH 827  Coaching and Mentoring for LeadersLDSH 303  Leadership Theory and PracticeLDSH 818   Peace, Civil Unrest, and Social ConflictLDSH 101    Introduction to Leadership DevelopmentLDSH 804  Seminar in Leadership Theory and PracticeLDSH 818   Crisis Leadership and Emergency ResponseLDSH 819   Emergency and Disaster CommunicationsLDSH 821   Disaster Response and Emergency Management

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