Cathy O’Neil Couza Award for Outstanding Leadership in Diversity, Western Illinois University.20142011
Distinguished Faculty Lecturer, Western Illinois University.
Received the G. Pritchy Smith Multicultural Educator Award from the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME) and the WIU Provost’s 2009 Excellence in Multicultural Teaching award.20092008
Received Distinguished Alumni Leadership in Education award from Grand Valley State College.
Created a 10-hour DVD course titled “Effective Strategies for Learning and Teaching about Diversity in the USA”.2005
I received the University of Illinois, College of Education, Distinguished Alumni Award.20021990
Developed and taught “Dealing with Diversity,” a 24-hour telecast distributed through the PBS Adult Learning Service.
Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Illinois.19891988
Began teaching at Western Illinois University as a professor of Educational Psychology in the department of Educational & Interdisciplinary Studies.
M.A. from Indiana University.19771975
B.Ph. from Grand Valley State University.