Doctor of Arts, Humanistic Studies (English and philosophy), University at Albany, 2000

Master of Arts, English, University at Albany, 1996

Bachelor of Arts, English, University at Buffalo, 1993

Areas of Interest

Modern and contemporary American literature, creative fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, and writing pedagogy

Workshops, Conferences, and Festivals, Etc., 

The Writers' Colony at Dairy Hollow, Eureka Springs, AR, participant (Summer 2018)

Antioch Writers' Workshop, University of Dayton, 32nd Annual Summer Program, participant (Summer 2017)

Institute on Inclusion and Inclusive Classrooms, Ferris State University, participant (2017)

Dodge Poetry Festival, attendee (2008, 2010, 2014, 2016, 2018)

Self-Employment in the Arts Conference, attendee (2011­)

Collegiate Entrepreneur’s Organization Conference, attendee/participant (2010)

(for presentations, see the presentation link)