Bachelor, Queens University, 1991. Master of Arts in Political Science, University Nevada, 1997. Doctor of Philosophy in Public Policy & International Affairs, Claremont University, 2000.
Senior advisor to Presidential Candidate Wesley Clark, 2004. National communications director to John Edwards Presidential Campaign, 2008. Senior communications adviser Democratic Governor's Association, 2010.
Campaign and media consultant McMahon, Squier & Associates, Washington. Chief of staff to Senator Joe Manchin United States Senate, since 2010. Communications advisor, message strategist Draft Wesley Clark Campaign, 2003, UFCW Wake-Up Wal-Mart Campaign, 2005—2007.
Professor political science California State University, Northridge.