As an emerita faculty member at Oregon State University I continue to teach online and sometimes face to face. My area of expertise is Cultural Competence (Current Vitarev14). For an overview of my work for 2009-2014 please view this chart.


I have served on the board of the Oregon Chapter of the National Association for Multicultural Education and aspects of my work are on the Speakers’ Bureau.

For a sample of my style, please view my interview, “Rosa Parks, My Arrest, and What You Can Do in the Struggle for Equality (Part 1)”   “Part 2”  “Part 3

podiumMy course, “Racial and Cultural Harmony in the K-12 Classroom” is currently taught through OSU ecampus in the summer quarter. This link for faculty is dated, yet tells you more about my teaching style.

Biographical Note from the Oregon State Special Collections and Archives.

Schedule 2019

Author Fair, Stayton Library, May 19, 11-3 pm

Schedule 2018

University of Redlands, October 18-19

Author Fair, Stayton Library, May

Schedule 2017

Youngstown State University, Faculty Workshop, January 5

Moxieberry Dinner Talk, December 12

Schedule 2016

Grow Economic Development Corporation, Young Entrepreneurs, February 11

Talk sponsored by Grassroots bookstore, Corvallis, July 14.

Booth at Stayton Summerfest, July 30.

Black Cat Matters, a Tribute to Black Lives Matters, Moxieberry, October 8

Authorama, Salem Public Library, November 12

Schedule 2015

Interview on CCTV, February.

Guest at Concordia University, July 28.

Featured Writer, Stayton Public Library, November 12

Authorama, Salem Public Library, November 14

Speak Up! Salem Peace, December.

Schedule 2014

Visit Schools Cayman Brac, January

Oregon Women in Higher Education, Oregon State, Poster Session, January

Free Speech Movement Panel for Educators, UC Berkeley, October 2

Authorama, Salem Public Library, September

National Association for Multicultural Education, Poster Sessions, November 6

Schedule 2013 

Los Medanos College, Pittsburg, California: Keynote and workshop, January 10.
Henry Hill Elementary School, Independence, Oregon, Workshop, February 15.
ORATE Conference, Portland, Oregon, Session, February 22.
Los Medanos College, Pittsburg, California, Workshops, April 26.

NAACP, Salem, Oregon, Public Library, Panel, August 29.
State of Oregon, Salem, Oregon: Workshops, September 17 and 18.