Master of Arts in Near Eastern Studies, University of Michigan
Master of Theological Studies, Harvard Divinity School
Bachelor of Arts in Music and Theology, Valparaiso University
Intersection of gender, religion, and culture using the arts as a primary means of analysis.
Previous Teaching Experience
Broward Community College
Florida International University, Religious Studies and Honors College.
Recipient of Excellence in Teaching Award.
Faculty sponsor for the Honors College A Cappella group, HEARTbeats.
Disability awareness and advocacy. While living in Florida, she had a gubernatorial appointment to the Family Care Council of Florida, a State Board which advocates for individuals with disabilities and their families. Additionally, she served as a Member of Miami Dade County Public School’s Superintendent’s District Advisory Panel for Students with Disabilities and Co-Chaired the Inclusion and Education Sub-Committee.