Bachelor, University Cincinnati, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy, Miami University, 2001.
Marketing assistant Oxford University Press, New York City, 1992—1993. Assistant Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1993—1999. Assistant professor Boise State University, Idaho, since 2001.
Resident director Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1999—2000.
Board directors Idaho Black History Museum, Boise, since 2001. Member of American Studies Association (women's committee since 2002).
Married Tom Glassman, July 2, 1992 (divorced July 1993).