Bachelor, Rutgers University, 1989. Master of Arts, University Maryland, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1997.
Lecturer University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1997-1998. Visiting assistant professor St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York, 1998-1999. Assistant professor Georgia State University, Atlanta, since 1999.
Member American History Association, French History Studies, Society 18th Century Studies, We. Society French History, Consortium on Revolutionary Europe (board directors).
Married Georges Alameddine, November 17, 2000.