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Expert in Business Law and Ethics; Applied Ethics, Poverty Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Elder Law​

Expert ID: 736334 Indiana, USA

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Lecturer in Business Law & Ethics. Expert has served as Associate Faculty to a very prestigious University's School of Social Work since Fall 2017. Beyond his academic position, Expert serves as Assistant Director of the City's Housing and Neighborhood Development Department, Commissioner for a County Human Rights Commission, and Past President of NASW Indiana.

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2022 Degree: Certificate (Anticipated completion 2022) Subject: Adult Education (Online Graduate Education Program) Institution: Indiana University
Year: 2015 Degree: Adjunct Certification Training Program Subject: Institution: Johnson County Community College
Year: 2013 Degree: Subject: Digital Analytics Fundamentals Institution: Google Analytics Academy
Year: 2013 Degree: Juris Doctor Subject: Order of the Coif Institution: University of Kansas School of Law
Year: 2013 Degree: Masters Subject: Social Work Institution: University of Kansas School of Social Welfare
Year: 2011 Degree: KIPCOR Core Mediation Trained Subject: Concentration: Healthcare Institution: Bethel College
Year: 2011 Degree: Certification Subject: Service Learning Institution: University of Kansas Center for Service Learning
Year: 2009 Degree: Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude Subject: Communications, History, and Philosophy/Religion Institution: McPherson College

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2020 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Faculty Department: Responsibilities: Lecturer for the Kelley School of Business
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Justice Fellow for Center for Innovative Teaching & Learning
Faculty Friend of Kelley Institute of Social Impact
Vice-Chair of Teaching & Pedagogy, Academy of Legal Studies in Business
Improving and delivering coursework to undergraduate students:
- Ethics & the 21st Century Business Leader
- Legal Environment of Business
Years: 2017 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Associate Faculty Department: Responsibilities: Providing field instruction for the School of Social Work:
- Bloomington Municipal Government
- Spencer Pride
Improving and delivering coursework to undergraduate and graduate students in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs and School of Social Work:
- Career Development
- Community & Global Theory and Practice
- Executive Leadership
- Introduction to Research
- Organizational Theory & Practice
- Practice Evaluation
- Urban Problems and Solutions
Years: 2017 to 2020 Employer: City of Bloomington Title: Assistant Director of Housing and Neighborhood Development Department: Responsibilities: Enhancing quality of life by developing programs, services, and partnerships that preserve community character, promote affordable housing, and encourage neighborhood vitality
Coordinating the Community Development Block Grant process
Administering HOME Investment Partnership Act funding
Assisting housing counseling program
Assisting Jack Hopkins Social Services Funding process
Designing workforce housing program
Partnering on fair housing initiatives
Supervising historic preservation program
Overseeing resolution of citizen complaints
Supporting rental inspection program
Monitoring rental rehabilitation program
Supporting neighborhood grant process
Certified as a HUD Housing Counselor
Years: 2015 to 2017 Employer: University of Kansas Title: Field Instructor Department: Responsibilities: Oversaw and mentored undergraduate and graduate social work students for organized practicum academic credit:
- City-County Housing Authority
Nominated for Margo Award for Excellence in Field Education
Years: 2014 to 2017 Employer: Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority Title: Director of Housing Assistance Department: Responsibilities: Managed housing programs administered by the agency, including but not limited to public housing, voucher programs, transitional housing, and special directives
Oversaw a multi-million dollar departmental budget of one of original 23 housing authorities nationwide chosen by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as a Moving to Work agency, granted the discretion to develop innovative housing solutions exempted from numerous federal regulations
Developed new transitional housing programs such as for foster care and domestic violence populations
Crafted partnerships such as with local technical college in cross-community housebuilding plan to increase service capacity
Certified as a Specialist of Occupancy, Housing Choice Voucher program
Awarded Team Player of the Year
Years: 2014 to 2017 Employer: Johnson County Community College Title: Continuing Education Instructor (Health and Human Services) Department: Responsibilities: Provided quality continuing education for diverse healthcare professionals to meet and exceed licensing standards
Independently proposed, developed, and facilitated coursework designed to overcome professional challenges of the regional provider community:
- Beyond Same-sex Marriage: Engaging LGBTQ Clients in a Sea of Change
- Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in the LGBTQ Community: How Gender-based Violence Extends Beyond Stereotypes
- Growing Up Gay: Theory and Practice for Working with LGBTQ Youth
- Macro Ethics for Micro Practitioners: A Reminder of Professional Duty
- Realizing Religion: Professional Practice with People of Faith and Other Consequences of Creed
- Self-Directed Violence: A Suicide Primer for Healthcare Practitioners
- Subpopulation Spotlight: LGBTQ Policy and Practice
- Unblurring the Lines: A Professional Ethics Refresher
Years: 2014 to 2014 Employer: KVC Health Systems Title: Therapeutic Case Manager Department: Responsibilities: Provided therapy and case management to children and families in order to facilitate safety, permanency, and well-being
Trauma Systems Therapy and Parent Management Training certified
Years: 2013 to 2013 Employer: Jana’s Campaign, Inc. Title: Executive Director Department: Responsibilities: Provided start-up strategic leadership to help propel the movement against gender-based violence further toward healthy relationships free from abuse and coercion
Years: 2013 to 2013 Employer: University of Kansas Medical Center Title: Legal Intern (Medical-Legal Partnership) Department: Responsibilities: Provided free legal services aimed at remedying health problems
Specialized experience on immigration and family law
Years: 2012 to 2013 Employer: University of Kansas Title: Research Scholar (Capabilities Approach) Department: Responsibilities: Analyzed and reported on qualitative data regarding work and income capabilities of women in rural India
Years: 2012 to 2012 Employer: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Title: Program Assistant (Health Resources and Services Administration) Department: Responsibilities: Engaged in grant administration and research, serving high risk families with young children
Specialty focused on Maternal, Infant, Early Childhood Home Visiting program of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Years: 2012 to 2012 Employer: American Federation of Government Employees, AFL-CIO Title: Peggy Browning Fellow Department: Responsibilities: Performed legal research and writing involving a wide variety of issues in public sector labor law
Years: 2012 to 2012 Employer: Kansas Legal Services, Inc. Title: Elder Law Extern Department: Responsibilities: Provided free legal services to older adults, addressed general needs including wills and powers of attorney
Years: 2012 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Founder Department: Responsibilities: Providing high quality, professional services geared toward addressing human conflict and promoting positive social change
Core assistance includes training, consulting, and championing
Past clients include behavioral health insurance contractor and case management association
Years: 2011 to 2013 Employer: Fort Hays State University Title: Instructor of Social Work Department: Responsibilities: Taught coursework in social policy to upper-level undergraduate social work students in an accredited program:
- Social Policy Welfare and Services II
Years: 2010 to 2011 Employer: University of Kansas Title: Resident Assistant/Program Assistant (Journey to J.D.) Department: Responsibilities: Monitored and engaged high schoolers in a program designed to open up the field of law to underrepresented populations
Years: 2010 to 2011 Employer: University of Kansas Title: Youth Educational Services Tutor Department: Responsibilities: Mentored and tutored at-risk middle school students
Years: 2010 to 2011 Employer: Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Title: AmeriCorps Reentry Volunteer (Corrections Division) Department: Responsibilities: Case managed and transition planned for high-risk offenders, additional evaluation and administrative duties
Years: 2010 to 2010 Employer: Camp Wood YMCA Title: Counselor (Operation Purple) Department: Responsibilities: Mentored and facilitated activities for teenage males with parents deployed in the military
Years: 2009 to 2011 Employer: McPherson County Ulster Project Title: Counselor (Cultural Conflict) Department: Responsibilities: Facilitated activities combating sectarian violence for diverse teenagers from Northern Ireland and the United States
Years: 2007 to 2007 Employer: City of Salina Title: Public Works Intern (solid waste/special projects) Department: Responsibilities: Developed 10-year Saline County Solid Waste Management Plan and other City of Salina materials
Years: 2006 to 2006 Employer: Camp Wood YMCA Title: Outdoor Living Skills Director Department: Responsibilities: Managed staff members and children for program area at a residential camp
Years: 2005 to 2008 Employer: McPherson College Title: Departmental Assistant (philosophy/religion) Department: Responsibilities: Fulfilled clerical, educational, and other duties including administering college’s Who’s Who program
Years: 2002 to 2005 Employer: Occupational Center of Central Kansas Title: Personal Assistant (developmental disabilities) Department: Responsibilities: Aided in study and living routines of children with learning needs

Career Accomplishments

Licenses / Certifications
Social Work: Licensed in the State of Indiana
Kansas Supreme Court Approved Mediator (currently inactive)

University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, KS
Juris Doctor, Order of the Coif, May 2013
- Advocacy and Elder Law Certificates
- Registered Attorney: Supreme Court of Kansas
- LexisNexis Professional Research Certified
- Westlaw Certified in Advanced Case Law, Secondary Sources, and Statutes
- WestlawNext Certified in Research More Efficiently and Research More Productively
- Westlaw for Paralegals Certified in Cases, Fundamentals, Litigation, and Statutes

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