Education

2014 Ph.D. Linguistics
University of Delaware, Newark, DE
Thesis: Strictly Local Phonological Processes
Advisor: Jeffrey Heinz
2009 M.A. Applied Linguistics
Boston University, Boston, MA
Thesis: Theoretical, Intonational, and Gestural Cues of Discourse Segmentation
Advisors: Cathy O’Connor and Nanette Veilleux (Simmons College)
2006 M.F.A. Creative Writing
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Thesis: Cost of Living: stories
Advisor: Charlotte Holmes
2002 B.A. English and Computer Science
University of Delaware, Newark, DE