PhD, George Washington University, 1989
JD, J. Reuben Clark Law School, 1982
Director, BYU London Study Abroad, upcoming Jun–Dec 2015
Associate Dean and Professor of International Politics and Democratic Studies, George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, 2003–2007
Senior Humanitarian Affairs Officer, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Geneva, Switzerland, 1997–99
NATO Exchange Officer, German Armed Forces Command and General Staff College, Hamburg, Germany, 1995–97
International Political-Military Affairs and Negotiations Officer, Ramstein, Germany, 1992–94
Deputy Staff Judge Advocate (lawyer), US Air Force, RAF Chicksands, England, 1984–87
LDS Mission to France and Belgium, 1973–1975
I continue to conduct research, organize conferences, and give academic presentations throughout Europe
International human rights and constitutionalism with focus on freedom of conscience and religion; European origins of American constitutional thought
George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies (Germany)
Area Legal Office, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Frankfurt, Germany)
EU Government Relations Office, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Brussels)
German Armed Forces Command and General Staff College (Hamburg)
UN OCHA (Geneva)
Member, Faculty Steering Committee, BYU Center for the Study of Europe; member, Faculty Executive Committee, BYU European studies major; advisor, EU and Council of Europe, ICLRS; Advisory Board member, BYU Kennedy Center; Advisory Board member, Eagle-Condor Humanitarian
Editor, State Responses to Minority Religions, Ashgate Publishers, 2013.
Lead editor (with Cole Durham and Tore Lindholm), Islam and Political-Cultural Europe, Ashgate Publishers, United Kingdom, 2012.
Lead editor (with Cole Durham, Rik Torfs, and Christine Scott), Islam in Europe: Emerging Legal Issues, Ashgate Publishers, United Kingdom, 2012.
“Political Culture and Freedom of Conscience: A Case Study of Austria,” chapter in book Freedom of Religion under Bills of Rights, Paul Babie and Neville Rochow, eds., University of Adelaide Press, 2011.
“Religious Intolerance and Discrimination: Reflections on Causes and Countermeasures,” Staat–Gesellschaft: Zeitschrift für Glaubensformen and Weltanschauungen, 11:2 (2010),163–180.
“Etats-unies," [United States’ religious freedom] (with Cole Durham), Dictionnaire du droit des religions, Francis Messner, ed., Editions du CNRS, Paris, France, 2011.