Bachelor in Communications, Pennsylvania State Harrisburg, Middletown, 1995. Master of Arts in Humanities, Pennsylvania State Harrisburg, Middletown, 1997. Postgraduate, Temple University, from 1997.
Newsroom intern, journalist, Harrisburg Patriot News, 1995; newsroom intern, correspondent, York (Pennsylvania) Daily Record, 1995-1996; research assistant for coordinator Master's Humanities Program, Pennsylvania State Harrisburg, Middletown, 1995-1997; Adjunct Professor, Harrisburg Area Community College, 1997; teaching assistant African-American studies, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1997; research assistant broadcasting, telecommunication and mass media department, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1998; English professor, Phila Community College, since 1998; Graduate Management Admission Test essay evaluator, Educl. Testing Svc., Princeton, New Jersey, since 1998. Committee member writing testin evaluation Pennsylvania State Harrisburg, Middletown,1998.
Member American Association of University Women, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications, American Journalism Historians Association, National Association Black Journalists, Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History, Association Black Women Historians, Society Professional Journalists, Middle-Atlantic Popular Culture Conference (executive board member, member planning committee).
1 child, Karla Janine.