• 2011: Series Editor of SpringerBriefs in Speech Technology (Springer).
• 2011: Co-Editor (with Hemant A. Patil) of Forensic Speaker Recognition: Law Enforcement and Counter-Terrorism (Springer).
• 2010: Editor of Advances in Speech Recognition: Mobile Environments, Call Centers and Clinics (Springer).
• 2009: Editor of Tempest in the Temple: Jewish Communities and Child Sex Scandals (Brandeis University Press/University Press of New England).
• 2008 - present: Editor in Chief of International Journal of Speech Technology.
• 2005: Co-author with Michael Lesher of From Madness to Mutiny: Why Mothers Are Running from the Family Courts - And What Can Be Done about It (Gender, Crime and Law series, Northeastern University Press/University Press of New England).
• 2002 - present: Reviewer for International Journal of Speech Technology and for special issues of the IEEE journals on natural language understanding.
• 2001 - 2006: Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Speech Technology Magazine.
• 2001 - present: Reviewer for Journal of Child Sexual Abuse.
• 2000: Research on interviewing techniques incorporated into Instructor’s Manual to accompany News Reporting and Writing, by Melvin Mencher, McGraw-Hill, 8th Ed., pg. 133, Effective Questions section in Chapter 15, Interviewing Practices.
• 1999 - present: Linguistic Technology Systems, Founder and CEO, developing software for understanding natural language pattern for call centers, interactive voice response (IVR) systems, and government security.
• 1995: Crafted legislative proposals to guarantee immunity from prosecution for mothers who make good-faith reports of child sexual abuse, which were adopted into the "Committee Views" of the Children and Families Subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee, chaired by Senator Dan Coates (Republican - Indiana).
• 1993: Independent consultant for New York State United Teachers Union in legal matter of Marconi, Daniel advs. Seaford UFSD, File No. 54693-T101, a case involving a grade level school teacher accused of abuse; assisted counsel in preparing for depositions of expert witnesses.
• March 21, 1997: Member of ad hoc committee of attorneys and researchers for a special meeting arranged by Senator Paul Wellstone at the White House Women's Office on the mishandling of child sex abuse complaints in the family courts.
• 1993 - 1995: Assisted with pro bono project at Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard, McPherson and Hand (DC law firm), called “One Voice.” Co-authored a memo on civil rights abuses in family court cases with senior partner at firm. Memo was addressed to Attorney General Janet Reno.
• 1992 - 1998: Childhelp USA (1-800-4-A-CHILD), pro bono researcher: constructed a survey questionnaire to examine the extent of malfunction of family courts and child welfare agencies to protect children from abuse (“SYSTEMS FAILURE PROJECT”). Presented the results of the survey to congressional committee members.
• 1992: Consultant pro bono for matrimonial attorney James O. Roberson, Jr., in the state of New York, on a child abuse case: assisted counsel in the preparation for cross examination of the mental health witnesses and child welfare case workers.
• 1992: Cited on the Congressional Record (Subcommittee on Select Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, 102nd Congress, 2nd Session, April 20, 1992, Serial No. 102-119, p. 50) for initiating a federal hearing on problems in the family court and child welfare system.
• 1986 - present: Founder and President of Help Us Regain The Children, Legal Research and Advocacy Center. Federal and state lobbying strategist; lecturer; public speaker; co-author of legal memoranda on children's rights; author of academic works on family court and child welfare system, which have been cited by other researchers in law review articles and in PowerPoint presentations to legal and mental health professionals.
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