2010-Ph.D. in History. Texas Tech University.
Dissertation: Religion, Society, and Sacred Space
at Banias: A Religious
History of Banias/Caesarea Philippi, 21 BC-AD 1635
Area of Specialization: Early Christianity and the
Fields: History of Religions, Rome, Early Modern
Europe, 19th c. America
2004-M.A. in Anthropology, minor in History. Texas Tech University.
1999-B.A. in History. Hardin-Simmons University.
2006-Doctor of Divinity (Hon.), bestowed by World Christianship
2010-present-Instructor of History, South Texas College
2009-Humanities Instructor (Adjunct), Amarillo College, Amarillo, Texas
2009-Archaeology & Anthropology Instructor (Adjunct) West Texas A&M University.
2007-History Instructor (Adjunct), Amarillo College.
2004-2007-Anthropology and History Instructor, Amarillo College, Dumas, Texas
2003-2007-Dual Credit/AP U.S. History, Humanities, and Mythology Teacher,
Dumas High School, Dumas, Texas
2001-Teaching Assistant, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
2000-2003-Historian, Gowen Research Foundation, Lubbock, Texas
ETHNOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL EXPERIENCE
2006-7-Class Instructor, Biblical Archaeology
2005-Museum Volunteer, Window on the Plains Museum, Dumas, Texas
2002-Texas Tech University Anthropological Symposium, Presentation
2001-Texas Tech University Anthropological Symposium, Presentation
2001-Teaching Assistantship, Anthropology, Texas Tech University
2000-present-West Texas Paranormal Research Society
2000-Texas Tech University
Anthropological Symposium, Presentation
1998-1999-Class Instructor, Alternative and World Religions Class
1996-present-Ethnographic Studies on Neopagans
2009-Archaeological Excavations, Cross-L site, Roberts County, Texas.
2000-present-Director Archaeological Survey Team, Lampasas, Texas (pioneer site)
2000-Archaeological Excavations at Presidio de San Saba at Menard, Texas
Lab Volunteer, Texas Tech University
1999-Archaeological Excavations at Banias, Israel
2009 Interview with the Giant: Ethnohistorical Notes on the Nephilim.
2008 "Chemosh: Lord of the Moabites," Ancient History
2003 "The Burton Family," Merkel Area History
2002 "Dagon: Chief God of the Philistines," Encyclopedia Mythica: An
Encyclopedia of Mythology, Folklore, and Legend (online)
2000 "Nephilim," Encyclopedia Mythica: An Encyclopedia on Mythology, Folklore,
and Legend (online)
HONORS AND AWARDS RECEIVED
2008-2010-Helen Devitt Jones Graduate Scholarship.
2009-Texas Tech History Department Travel Fellowship.
2006-Who's Who Among America's Teachers
2005-Apple Award Nomination, Amarillo College
2005-Who's Who Among America's Teachers
2002-Lawrence Ray Clayton Scholar Award, Mosaic of Texas Culture
2000-present-Lambda Alpha Anthropological Honor Society, Active Member
1999-2nd Place, Regional Phi Alpha Thetha Conference Paper Competition, MSU
1996-present-Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society, Active Member
1995-Co-recipient of History Award (Cisco Junior College)
ACTIVITIES AND INTERESTS
2007-Discipleship Committee Chair, First Christian Church, Dumas, Texas
2004-present-Panhandle Archaeological Society
2002-Presentation at Mosaic of Texas Culture Conference
2001-2002-Lambda Alpha Chapter Secretary
2000-Representative at Texas Archaeological Society Conference
2000-2001-President of Anthropological Society
2000-Member/Co-founder of West Texas Paranormal Research Society
1999-present-Classical Society, Active Member
1999-present-Anthropological Society, Active Member
1998-1999-Phi Alpha Theta Chapter Historian
Available upon request.