I hold a B.A. in Religious Studies and an M.A. in History from a major state university. I subsequently pursued additional postgraduate work in the Sociology and Criminal Justice programs. My areas of specialization and interest are the history of U.S. foreign policy, political history, class theory, political economy, political theory, intellectual history, conflict theory, social stratification, the sociology of crime, critical criminology, the history of American religions, comparative and world religions, the psychology of religion, legal theory, and penology.
I have taught at three colleges and universties. I have taught high school and have a great deal of experience as a private tutor. I have also considerable experience in business, marketing, and human resources.
I am the author of two books, and I have contributed chapters to dozens of other scholarly compilations. I have also been published in numerious print and online journals. I have appeared on major television and radio networks as a guest analyst of world affairs.