Associate of Arts, Indian Hills College, 1988. Bachelor, William Penn College, 1990. Master of Arts, Northeast Missouri State University, 1992.
Postgraduate, Iowa State University, since 1992.
Instructor/graduate assistant, Iowa State University, Ames, since 1992.
Master sergeant United States Army Reserve, since 1979. Member American History Association, Midwest Political Science Association, Phi Alpha Theta.
Married Claude Ross Harryman, January 19, 1980.