Attended, University St. Andrews, Scotland, 1990—1991. Bachelor in English and History with highest honors, College William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1992. Master of Arts in History, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1996.
Doctor of Philosophy in History, University Wisconsin, 2001.
Visiting lecturer Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 2000. Associate professor Salisbury University, Maryland, since 2001.
Program coordinator Kids Enjoy Exercise Now, District of Columbia, 2006—2007. Fellow: Society Antiquities Scotland. Member: North America Conference British Studies, North America Organization Scottish Historians (founding committee member 2007), Sixteenth Century Studies Organization, Society Study Early Modern Woman.