Courses Taken


Blackstone on Common Law

American Constitution and Government

History of English Legal Institutions

Greek Law


Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau



Natural Law


Pascal, Luther, Calvin

Philosophy of Language, Mind, and Action


Rational Choice


Roman Law

Georg Simmel

Max Weber

Other Social Theory

Other Courses Taken

For Editing Certificate

Basic Manuscript Editing

Intermediate Manuscript Editing

Advanced Manuscript Editing

Developmental Editing

Essentials of Grammar


Presenting Data and Information, Edward R. Tufte (Yale University), Chicago, Aug. 16, 2000. Based on his trilogy:

Building Media-Rich Content for the Web, Apple and Adobe staff, Apple Offices on Wacker Dr., Chicago, June 14, 2000


Public Passenger Vehicle Program (for the City of Chicago), Certificate awarded by Harold Washington College on Nov. 18, 2000


Some Books Read in 2000

Net Ready: Strategies for Success in the E-conomy by Amir Hartman and John Sifonis with John Kador (New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000) (excellent)

Killer Content: Strategies for Web Content and E-Commerce by Mai-lan Tomsen (Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley, 2000) (useful)

Working Knowledge: How Organizations Manage What they Know (Boston, Mass.: Harvard Business School Press, 2000) (quite good)

Enabling Knowledge Creation: How to Unlock the Mystery of Tacit Knowledge and Release the Power of Innovation by Georg von Krogh, Kazuo Ichijo, and Ikujiro Nonaka (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000) (excellent)

Harvard Business Review on Knowledge Management (Boston, Mass.: Harvard Business Review Paperback, 1997-1998) (very good)

The Complete Idiot's Guide to E-Commerce by Rob Smith and Mark Speaker (Indianapolis: Que, 2000) (useful)

The Visual Display of Quantitative Information by Edward R. Tufte (Cheshire, Conn.: Graphics Press, 1983) (very good)

Envisioning Information by Edward R. Tufte (Cheshire, Conn.: Graphics Press, 1990) (very good)

Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative by Edward R. Tufte (Cheshire, Conn.: Graphics Press, 1997) (very good)

Wired Style: Principles of English Usage in the Digital Age by Constance Hale and Jessie Scanlon (New York: Broadway Press, 1999) (interesting)

Interaction of Color: Unabridged Text and Selected Plates (Revised Edition) by Josef Albers (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1975) (very good so far)

Since then, many on the structure and history of the Boy Scouts; the architecture, geography, and history of Chicago; social pyschology; Islam and terrorism; linguistics and grammar; economics and finance; informal logic and critical thinking; mass media, digital imaging and photography; and the theory and history of film.