Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, George Washington University, Washington, 1999.
Biologist National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1991—1993. Adjunct assistant professor Columbia Union College, Takoma Park, 1998—1999. Adjunct instructor J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, Richmond, Virginia, George Washington University, Washington, 1999, Bunker Hill Community College, Charlestown, Massachusetts, 2002, University Maryland, College Park, 2002—2005, Capella University, Minneapolis, 2005—2006.
Postdoctoral research associate Emory University, Atlanta, 2000—2001, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 2001—2005. Assistant professor Clayton State University, Atlanta, since 2005.
Member of Society Neuroscience.