An SFU Education professor, he studied parent involvement in B.C. school districts for Struggling to be Good Enough: Administrative Practices and School District Ethos, published in England in 1991 and co-authored with Alberta's Linda Larocque. He also wrote Learning About Schools: What Parents Need to Know and How They Can Find Out (1995); and The Power of Three (Corwin, 1998). [BCBW 1998]