Master of Arts in American Literature, Psychology, Linguistics, Technology University Carolo Wilhelmina, Braunschweig, Germany, 2002. Diploma in Teaching German as a Second Language, Technology University Carolo Wilhelmina, Braunschweig, Germany, 2001. Master of Arts, University Louisiana, Lafayette, 2007.
Tutor German University Rhode Island, Kingston, 1996—1997. Tour guide Italy, France, Switzerland Rainbow Tours, Hamburg, Germany, 2000—2003. Private practice Frankfurt, Germany, since 2000.
Instructor business English Foerderverein Bulletin Board System 22 Hoefestrasse e.V., Hannover, Germany, 2002—2003. On-site coordinator Horizonte Reisen, Montfrin, France, 2003. Teaching assistant University Louisiana, 2004—2007, chair hospitality committee, 2005—2007, panel chair, 2006.
Graduate part time instructor Texas Tech University, Lubbock, since 2007. Panel chair Symbiosis Biennial Conference, London, 2007, Literature London Conference, London, 2008. Chair professional development Graduate English Society, Lubbock, since 2008.
Member of Sigma Tau Delta/Psi Delta, Phi Beta Delta (member hospitality committee 2006-2007), Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Tau Delta/Lambda Zeta (treasurer 2006-2007).