Bachelor of Science, Southern Illinois University, 1984. Master of Arts, Southern Illinois University, 1995. Postgraduate, University Houston, 1990.
Modelling certified, Santa Monica Community College, 1998. Postgraduate, University of California at Los Angeles, 2002.
Director English department Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, since 1996. Member Dance Professionals Association, New York City, since 1998, Models.com, New York City, since 2000, Elite Models, Paris, since 2003.
Member of University of California at Los Angeles Alumni Organization.
Married Nicholas de Anciola.