Bachelor, University Western Ontario, London, 1987. Master of Arts, Pennsylvania State University, State College, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, State College, 1992.
Assistant professor California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 1992—1998, associate professor communications studies, 1998—2008, professor communications studies, 2000—2009.
Member of American Association of University Women (speaker 1999), Western States Communications Association, National Communications Association.
1 child Sophia L.