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Dan Kappus
Nashville, TN

Skills Summary

Demonstrated ability to teach and persuade using a variety of tools and techniques; ability to thrive in a bilingual and bicultural environment; knowledge of social science research methodology; ability to interpret complex information including the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)


Social science, interviewing, statistics, computers, Spanish, SPSS, writing, teaching, FMLA, FLSA, Family and Medical Leave Act, overtime, payroll, databases

Professional Experience

Wage and Hour Technician US Dep't of Labor (Nashville, TN) July 2009-December 2010
Wage and Hour Investigator US Dep't of Labor (Nashville, TN) December 2010-present
Teaching Assistant Illinois State University (Normal, IL) Academic Year 2006/7, Spring 2008
Program Specialist US Department of Agriculture (San Francisco) October 2004- September 2006
Health Educator Peace Corps (Dominican Republic) September 2001- October 2003
System Administrator SquareTrade, Inc. (San Francisco, CA) February 2000-January 2001
Technical Support Engineer Linuxcare, Inc. (San Francisco, CA) September 1999-January 2000
Trainer WNC Group Homes for Autistic Persons (Asheville, NC) August-December 1998
Leadership Team Member The Mountain (Highlands, NC) Summers 1996, 1997, 1998

Formal Education

May 2009 Illinois State University (Normal, Illinois): Master of Arts in Sociology
May 1998 Warren Wilson College (Asheville, NC): Bachelor of Arts
Major: Human Studies custom concentration "Anthropology and Sociology" Minor: Spanish

Academic Interests

Identity, transnationalism, migration, program evaluation, gender, social inequality, Dominican Republic, development
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