Bachelor, California State University, 1994. Master of Arts, California State University, 1997. Doctor of Philosophy with distinction, New York University, 2002.
Teaching assistant New York University, New York City, 1998—2002. Assistant professor English Macon (Georgia) State College, since 2003. Adjunct instructor literature and composition New York University, New York City, 2000—2003, Eugene Language College, 2002—2003.
Participant The Dickens University, Santa Cruz, California, 2001. Organizer Gradnotes, Sacramento, 1995—1997. Sergeant United States Air Force, 1987-1991.
Member of Victorian & Edwardian Study Group, Modern Language Association, Sigma Tau Delta.
Married Daniel S. Zook, August 12, 2000.