Description

Patrick Michael Turner
807 Hallyard Ct, SE
Leesburg, Virginia 20175
(703) 303-0808
michaelturner@aol.com

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

C2 EDUCATION, Loudoun County, VA 2018-present
Teacher/Tutor
 Prepare high school students to take the SAT and ACT tests;
 Tutor students in U.S. History, World History, US and Comparative Government, Literature, and Economics;
 Provide mentoring and assistance toward college application processes.

DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION, Loudoun County, 2017-present
Manager on Duty
 Provide oversight for Dulles South Recreation and Community Center and Douglass Community Center;
 Provide customer service for renters, pre-school families, and people wanting to register for programs;
 Summer camp supervisor.

LOUDOUN FREEDOM, Loudoun County, VA, 2000-2019
Director
 Founded and directed girls’ basketball non-profit organization;
 Responsible for $200,000 annual budget;
 Responsible for day-to-day management of the organization: secured gym space,
 Selected and mentored coaches for up to 17 teams;
 Developed and managed organization website;
 Organized large basketball tournaments: secured gym space; advertised for participants; organized volunteers; organized supplies; managed the event;
 Planned and conducted summer camps, clinics, and training for kids from 2nd grade through 12th grade;
 Organized individual college exposure events for girls at Shepherd University over 3 years.

LOUDOUN COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS, Loudoun County, VA, 2009-2012
Technology Coordinator
 Managed teams of web developers and software engineers supporting LCPS administrative IT applications;
 Project manager: Implemented new online web applications and managed the maintenance of existing online web applications in support of LCPS technology goals;
 Captured business requirements and translated them into project plans;
 Managed the maintenance and updating of software application versions across administrative side;
 Managed upgrades and transitions of systems such as MS Sharepoint , Windows 7, LCPS.org.

BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON, McLean/Dulles, VA, 2008-2009
Disaster Recovery Administrator
 Developed and tested corporate business continuity plans and disaster recovery plans;
 Assessed corporate vulnerabilities as part of cyber security and business resilience program;
 Mapped out data center and server room infrastructure.

CONVERGYS, Reston, VA, 2002-2008
IT Technical Manager
 Managed team of Database Administrators, Microstrategy Report Developers, Production Support personnel, and System Administrators handling deployment of applications to test environments;
 Managed software version-control/configuration management process; improved efficiency of the configuration management tool and reduce time for developers to checkout/in code by over 75%;
 Managed internal projects successfully meeting deadlines;
 Led migration of ten application datafeeds to new datacenter;
 Led department effort to become PCI (personal card information) compliant;
 Incorporated lessons learned and best practices aimed at improving the life-cycle development process and overall quality with the Client Solutions Development team.

MITRE CORPORATION, McLean, VA, 2002
Internet Applications Technologist
 Developed content quality and information architecture standards for corporate intranet sites;
 Evaluated intranet sites for adherence to content standards and quality control.

iXL CORPORATION, Vienna, VA, 2001-2002
Senior Author / Creative Producer
 Coordinated activities of different teams/disciplines within Creative Department on long-term client projects; implemented organizational policies and procedures to ensure project goals were achieved and project deadlines were met;
 Managed teams of web developers on long-term client projects; coordinated activities, managed schedules and budgets, and developed maintenance documentation for clients;
 Developed of Statements of Work (SOWs), project scope and requirements definition documents, budget estimates and maintenance documentation.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
Master of Arts, ABD in Government and Politics, University of Maryland; College Park, Maryland (1998)
Master of Arts in Political Science, Kansas University; Lawrence, Kansas (1991)
Bachelor of Arts in International Studies, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, VA (1989)

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND
ADJUNCT PROFESSOR
Washington College, Dept. of International Studies, Chestertown, MD, 1995-1997
Towson University, Dept. of Political Science, Towson, MD, 1997-1998
George Washington University, Dept. of Political Science, Wash., DC, 1997
George Mason University, Dept. of Public Affairs & Int’l Studies, Fairfax, VA, 1997

COURSES TAUGHT
Introduction to International Relations
Introduction to American Politics
Introduction to Comparative Politics
Democratization in Eastern Europe
Nationalism
International Political Economy

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS
Co-authored with Dr. Vladimir Tismaneanu “Understanding Post-Sovietism Between Residual Leninism and Uncertain Pluralism”, Political Culture and Civil Society in Russia and the New States of Eurasia (Armonk, NY and London UK: M.E. Sharpe, 1995).

Co-authored with Dr. Karen Dawisha, “The Interaction Between Internal and External Agency in Post-Communist Transition”, The International Politics if Eurasia vol. 10, (Armonk, NY and London UK: M.E. Sharpe, 1997).

PREPARED MANUSCRIPTS SUBMITTED TO THE RUSSIAN LITTORAL PROJECT FOR PUBLICATION
The International Politics of Eurasia: v. 3: The Politics of Religion in Russia and the News States of Eurasia, Michael Bourdeaux, ed. (Armonk, NY and London UK: M.E. Sharpe, 1995).
The International Politics of Eurasia: v. 5: State Building and Military Power in Russia and the News States of Eurasia, Bruce Parrot, ed. (Armonk, NY and London UK: M.E. Sharpe, 1995).
The International Politics of Eurasia: v. 7: Political Culture and Civil Society in Russia and the New States of Eurasia, Vladimir Tismaneanu, ed. (Armonk, NY and London UK: M.E. Sharpe, 1995).
The International Politics of Eurasia: v. 8: Economic Transition in Russia and the New States of Eurasia, Bartlomiej Kaminski, ed. (Armonk, NY and London UK: M.E. Sharpe, 1996).
The International Politics of Eurasia: v. 10: The International Dimension of Post-Communist Transitions in Russia and the News States of Eurasia, Karen Dawisha & Bruce Parrot, ed. (Armonk, NY and London UK: M.E. Sharpe, 1997).

SELECTED PRIZES, AWARDS, AND OTHER ACTIVITIES
Dissertation Fellowship, Institute for the Study of World Politics, 1995-96
Short-Term Research Grant, Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies of the Woodrow Wilson Center, 1996
Junior Scholars Training Seminar, Woodrow Wilson Center’s East European Center and Joint Council on Eastern Europe of the American Council of Learned Societies, 1996
Administrator for National Endowment for the Humanities seminar on “Nationalism and Democratization in Eastern Europe” run by Dr. Vladimir Tismaneanu

LANGUAGES
Russian – moderate proficiency