I’m a teacher, writer, and student of all things related to humanity’s conscious experience. When I’m not working, I’m spending time with my wife and four sons (two human, two canine).

Research Interests

There’s a lot to say here, and I’d easily take several pages to flush it all out.

What I Do These Days

Adjunct Professor
(2019 – present)
Teaching undergraduate courses in public sector leadership and U.S. space policy for the John Glenn College of Public Affairs.

Graduate Student
(2019 – present)
Taking courses in bioethics, philosophy, and mathematics–aimed at starting a PhD in political science, autumn 2023.

Where I Used to Work

Financial Advisor, Edward Jones Investments
(2021 – 2022)
Licensed securities representative, investment adviser, and insurance broker in the State of Ohio; served 101 client families with tailored financial plans and long-term advice.

Assistant Professor & Program Director
(2018 – 2021)
Led Air Force’s officer candidate program colocated with Ohio State University; taught two-term freshman history survey and senior seminar in national security affairs.

Curriculum Director & Grad Student Advisor
(2017 – 2018)
Lead developer for laboratory curriculum; developed and taught long course on network command infrastructure.

Minuteman III Crewmember/Instructor
(2008 – 2017)
Operated Minuteman III ICBM system, including leadership of multiple teams deployed across 9,600 square-mile complex; responsible for $3.2B in sensitive assets and command for up to 150 nuclear-capable ballistic missiles.