Bachelor in Philosophy, Barnard College, 1984. Postgraduate, Johns Hopkins University, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, City University of New York, 1999.
Self employed artists' model, 1983-1991. Adjunct lecturer Baruch College, City University of New York, New York City, 1991-1996. Lecturer, program in writing and critical thinking Stanford (California) University, since 1998.
Seminar teacher art department St. Ann's School, Brooklyn, 1990-1991. Member conference panel Dickens Project/Kresge College, University California, Santa Cruz, 1992.
Married Soren Archibald, 1995.