Ph.D., Georgetown University, 2012
MA, German Studies, University of Kentucky, 2006
BA, German, Bethany College, 2004
20th and 21st century Austrian literature and culture; travel literature; theories of space and place; gender studies
University of Kentucky (2004-2006); Bethany College (2007-2008); Georgetown University (2008-20011); Colgate University (2012-present)
Middlebury Language Schools-German School (2011, 2012)
Courses taught include beginning to advanced language, literature and culture classes; Women's Travel Literature; Viennese Modernism; Introduction to German Literature; Civilization of the German-Speaking World; Contemporary Issues and Trends in Germany.
"Women re-defining the 'Orientreise': memory, nostalgia and the problem of multiculturalism in Austrian travel texts and film"
Fulbright-Mach Full Research Grant; Vienna, Austria (2011-2012)
Book Review Editorial Assistant, The German Quarterly. Summer, 2010.