- University of ConnecticutEnglish, Ph.D, 1995 - 2005
- University of VermontEnglish, MA, 1993 - 1995
- University of the District of ColumbiaEnglish, BA, 1989 - 1993
- Clark Atlanta UniversityEnglish, 1984 - 1986
- University of the District of ColumbiaAssociate Professor, Department of English, 2003 - presentDepartment of English
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