4995 Santa Margarita Lake Road, Santa Margarita, CA 93453
(805) 438-4088 phone email@example.com
Collins Foundation Press: Managing Editor
Collins Educational Foundation: Director of the Science and Humanities
Program and the Flourishing Earth Project Director
Cuesta College: Adjunct Professor of Philosophy
California State Polytechnic University Osher Institute: Instructor
Science and Human
Manager and Instructor of Life Long Learning Adventu
Orion Web and Design Service: Webmaster -Orion Institute, Orion Observatory, Collins Foundation
Press, Collins Educational
Foundation, the Humanity
Participants' Conference Series, Alt-Az Initiative, and Mobil Solar
(2007-Present) - Adjunct Professor
Introduction to Philosophy / World Religions
California Polytechnic State University Osher Institute (2004-2006)
Science and the Human Spirit in Dialogue: Advances in science, spiritual
responses, and future dialogue.
Science and Spirituality in America: Understanding America’s unique
science and spirituality dialogue.
Central Arizona Community College (Arizona Social Sciences Teaching
U.S. History: Course instruction and development of student experience
in preparing and participating in
a history symposium and publishing the proceedings.
Western Civilization: Course instruction including the student
preparation of an on-campus symposium with
Introduction to Astronomy: Assistant instructor,
course development and
implementation. Faculty advisor to the student-formed Superstition Mountains Observatory.
Elementary School, La Mirada, CA (1978-1987)
Religious Education: Certified Confraternity of Christian Doctrine
Instructor – Preschool and Jr. High.
Physical Education Instructor and Sports Program Director: Developed the
girl’s physical education. program including
course curriculum, skills development, and after-school sports program.
Jodhpurs Equestrian School, Santa Fe Springs, CA (1975-1989)
Management, curriculum development, individual instruction, instructor
education, and clinic direction.
Equestrian skills course development for Brownies, Girl Scouts, and La
Mirada Parks and Recreation.
Certified Instructor, Regional Occupational Equestrian Program of the La
Mirada-Norwalk School District.
Regional Occupational Horsecare site management and student horsecare
Degree: Interdisciplinary Studies, Science and Theology, Union
Institute and University, Cincinnati. Coursework: history and
philosophy of science, theology and doctrinal development, cosmology,
process theology, global community, current theories of complex systems
dynamics, self-organization, non-equilibrium thermodynamics, and
emergent phenomena. Dissertation: A Model-Based Comparison of
Emergent Complexity and Process Thought: Identifying and Assessing
Consonance and Conflict.
Masters Degree: Interdisciplinary Studies, California State
Coursework: anthropology, history, American Studies, philosophy,
philosophy of science, and religion. Thesis: Science and Theology
Interface: A Comparison of Intelligent Design and Theistic Evolution.
Bachelors Degree: Psychology, California State University,
Coursework: history, philosophy, anthropology, biology, chemistry, math,
psychology, and physiology. Research Project: A Study in
Current Professional Projects
Foundation Press (www.CollinsFoundationPress.org)
Management and Promotions
First editor -Science, Wisdom, and the Future: Humanity's Quest for a
Flourishing Earth -conference book published 2012
First editor - The Evolutionary Epic: Science's Story and Humanity's
Response - conference book published 2009.
Co-editor - The Evolution of Religion: Studies, Theories, and
Critiques - conference book published 2008.
Educational Foundation (www.CollinsEducationalFoundation.org)
Directing the foundation's Science and Humanities Program, which
includes the Flourishing Earth Project
Directing the Institute’s Science and Spirituality project. The
project’s components include courses for life-long learning programs,
public presentation, adult education, and regular college curriculum as
well as the development of conferences and seminars, edited proceedings,
and books for both peer and popular audiences.
Conference Chair - Science, Wisdom, and the Future: Humanity's Quest
for a Flourishing Earth - the third conference in the Humanity
Participants' Conference Series. San Luis Obispo, 2009
Completed Professional Projects
Convener and Chair of the Science, Wisdom, and the Future Conference - California
Conference Facilitator of
Galileo's Legacy Conference - Hawaii 2009
Conference Facilitator of the Evolutionary Epic Conference - Hawaii 2008
Co-chair of the
Evolution of Religion Conference – Hawaii 2007
Co-organizer and retreat coordinator: Evolutionary Conference –
Evolutionary Directionality, Emergent Complexity, and the Future of
Humanity: A Synergistic Salon. The conference was a joint project of
the Orion Institute and The Great Story Project.
Conference coordinator: Cosmic Evolution and Big History Conference.
Human resources coordination for the Student World Assembly (SWA). SWA
is a global democratic forum for students around the globe communicating
through Internet, local campus chapters, and a yearly, in-person,
international convention. (www.StudentWorldAssembly.org)
Conference coordinator and proceedings editor: The Profitable
Sustainability Project (developed in cooperation with the Future 500
Foundation). Proceedings: Profitable Sustainability: Revealing the
Hidden Win-Win Potential for the Industry (2003).
Community: Our Search for a Global Cosmology. Journal of Faith
and Science Exchange (2002).
Undergraduate Astronomical Research: Adventures in Photometry.
Proceedings of the Symposium on Telescope Science (2002).
College Class Devoted to Astronomical Research. The Bulletin of
the American Astronomical Society (2002).
Photoelectric Photometry of the Bright Cepheid U Aqu. The
Bulletin of the Astronomical Society (2002).
Learner-Centered Introductory Astronomy Community College Course.
The Bulletin of the Astronomical Society (2002).
planned or in progress
Comparative Cosmologies: Maps of Reality
Historical Interfaces between Evolutionary Scientists and Process
Center for Theology and Natural Science
Institute for Religion in an Age of Science
The Center for Process Studies
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