Harvard University: M.A., Japanese Cultural History, 1969. Thesis: Expressions of Zen Buddhism in the Pottery of the Iga and Shigaraki Kilns.
Earlham College: B.A., English Literature, 1965. Thesis: Time and Motion in The Canterbury Tales.
Northland College, Wordscapes: Outdoor Writing, 1989-1994.
Feather Publishing Co., editor, political and general assignment reporter, 1978-1993.
Lassen Community College, Japanese Cultural History, Zen Arts, 1971-1978.
Feather River College, Japanese Cultural History, Zen Arts, Women’s Journals, 1970-1978.
Lassen National Forest, Dyer Mountain lookout, 1970.
American Friends Service Committee, workcamp director, Lake Biwa, Japan, 1966.
Wakayama University, English language instructor, 1965-1967.
Rivers, Dams & Floodplains, The Nature Conservancy, writer/researcher, 2011.
Tanzania Case Study, Conservation International, writer/Tanzania field researcher, 2010.
The 2003 Watershed Forum, California Watershed Council, writer/researcher, 2003.
Embracing Community-Based Forestry, Report to the Ford Foundation, writer/researcher, 2002.
Sacramento State of the Trees Report: A Call to Action, writer/researcher, 2000.
Across the View, Tokyo radio talk show, regular guest, 1992-1998.
The Maidu Baskets of Lilly Baker, oral historian/writer, Plumas County Museum, 1983-1985.
Gwynedd Friends Meeting.
Indian Valley Community Services District.
Sierra Nevada Dog Drivers Association.
Society of Environmental Journalists.