Associate, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, 1989—1993. Bachelor with Honors, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 1995. Doctor of Philosophy, Binghamton University, New York, 2008.
History instructor Tompkins Cortland Community College, Dryden, New York, since 2009, State University of New York, Cortland, since 2008, faculty advisor amnesty international student group, since 2009.
Coordinator Amnesty International Group 73, Ithaca, New York. Active member Tompkins County Immigrant Rights Coalition, since 2010. Member of Organization American Historians, Brazilian Studies Association, Latin American Studies Association, German Studies Association, American History Association, Smithsonian National Museum American Indian, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Alpha Theta (president Binghamton chapter 2001-2002).
Married Jim Ritz-Deutch. Children: Simon, Canli, Andrew.