(2008)- Director and Professor, School of Public Affairs and Administration, University of Kansas.
Former Professor of Law and Director, Center for Law and Government, University of Washburn School of Law; President and Chief Executive Officer, Kansas Board of Regents; Counselor/Chief of Staff, Office of the Chancellor, and Visiting Associate Professor of Law, University of Kansas. Former positions with U.S. Department of Justice: Consultant; Acting Director, Office for Victims of Crime; Deputy Associate Attorney General; and Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs. Former White House Fellow/Special Assistant to the U.S. Attorney General; Associate Professor of Law, University of Kansas; Law Clerk, The Honorable Deanell Reece Tacha, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; Summer Associate, Latham & Watkins and Stinson, Mag, and Fizzell; Field Artillery Officer, U.S. Army; Legislative Intern, Office of U.S. Senator Robert Dole.