I started this blog many years ago as an outlet for reflection and creativity during grad school. After letting it lapse for a while, I’ve decided to make it my space for sharing stories about my work over the past 5+ years: researching and writing a biography on the late journalist Randy Shilts. Follow along if you’d like to learn more.
Writer and Researcher
Professional Grant Writer
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
I’ve taught at Saint Mary’s for almost a decade, first in its Health & Human Services M.A. program, and most recently with the online Master’s in Social Work program. In addition to teaching, I have developed several original courses for both programs, in both online and blended formats.
Self-Employed Grant Writer
Over the past 10 years, I’ve successfully raised almost $15 million for a variety of nonprofit and state government health and human service agencies.
The University of Minnesota (Social Work Ph.D. + Part-Time Lecturer)
The Minnesota AIDS Project (now JustUs Health)