Lecturer in International Business
PhD, University of Washington, 1979
MBA, University of Washington, 1983
MA, University of Washington, 1973
BA, Seattle University, 1970Positions Held
Lecturer in International Business at University of Washington since 1999
Faculty adviser to Certificate of International Studies in Business students--Spanish track since 1998
Spanish Track Coordinator, International Management Fellows Program, CIBER (1992-95)
Spanish instructor, Seattle Central Community College (1990-92) and Seattle University (1976-78)Current Research
Environmental/indigenous/electric generation company conflict in Chile.Honors and Awards
Fulbright teaching/research grant for Chile (2004)
International Mobility Grant, Marc Lindenberg Center for Humanitarian Action, International Development and Global Citizenship, UW Evans School of Public Affairs (2002)
Light, Power and Pride award for creativity and innovation, Seattle City Light (1998 and 1999)
International Fellowship in Community Development, Kellogg Foundation/Partners of the Americas (1991-1993)Community Service
Partners of the Americas (since 1989): Washington state President and Executive Director; Inter-American Board of Directors; established family foundation to support projects in education, youth and microenterprise.
Habitat for Humanity (since 2000); Malawi work team, Brazil team leader.
Junior Achievement (1994-96): international trade course, JA company advisor.Selected Publications
"Adopted Rate Design Report, 2000-2002," Seattle City Light
, February 2000.
"Application of AID in Analysis of Energy Survey Data--A Case Study," with H. Tamura, The Statistician
, Vol. 35, 1986, pp. 459-469.
Review of Jaime Concha, Ruben Dario, Madrid: Eds. Jucar, 1975. In Revista de critica literaria latinoamericana
, No. 6, 1977, pp. 171-172.Selected Consulting Experience
Training and facilitation, participative strategic planning, English and Spanish, U.S. and Latin America: Partners of the Americas (international NGO), municipal government and community organizations (since 1992).
World Bank project: Provided training in Spanish to Venezuelan electric company staff on rate-making based on marginal cost of service analysis (1995).