PhD, American Studies, 2000. The College of William and Mary. Williamsburg, VA.
Dissertation: “Far From ‘Everybody’s Everything’: Literary Tricksters in African American and Chinese American Novels”
Major: American literature, with concentrations in African American and US Latino literature
Minor: History of race and ethnicity, with concentrations in immigration, civil rights and labor
M.A., English, 1994. University of Virginia. Charlottesville, VA.
Thesis: “The Poetics of HD in Helen in Egypt”
Concentration: American literature
B.A. magna cum laude, 1992. University of Richmond. Richmond, VA.
Minor: Women’s Studies and Greek