Native Missourian. Lives in Seferihisar and Fethiye, Turkey. Ph.D University of California. Taught political science for more than twenty five years in Alabama, Mississippi, Cyprus and Turkey. Author of Confessions of a Renegade: Peace Corps Years (2014); Socialism, Sarvodaya and Democracy (2013); USA and the New Middle East (2008); Killing Me Softly (2002); People and Power (2013). Three Novels (unpublished): Sweet Home Mississippi, The Business Model, and Fair Winds. Autobiography of a Black Sheep (unlublished) and other unpublished manuscripts.