Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York
PhD 2013: French
Dissertation Title: Gide in the First Person: The ‘I’ of Religion and Sexual Desire

Hunter College of the City University of New York
MA May 2000: French Literature
Master’s Thesis: André Gide et la question religieuse

Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ
BA (magna cum laude) January 1989: French Translation (concentration in Business and Literature)

Université de Paris IV, Paris, France (in conjunction with University of Massachusetts, Boston)
One year study in French Civilization, Business, and Literature, 1986-1987


  • Gide Studies
  • 19th and Early 20th Century French Novel
  • Queer, Gender and Race Studies
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (Instructional Technology/Digital Humanities; Writing Across the Curriculum & Writing in the Disciplines; Foreign Language Acquisition)


  • Post Doctoral Digital Learning Fellow: Macaulay Honors College, 2013-Present
  • CUNY Senior Instructional Technology Fellow: Macaulay Honors College, 2009-2013
  • CUNY Instructional Technology Fellow: Macaulay Honors College/Brooklyn College, 2006- 2009
  • CUNY Writing Fellow: Hostos Community College of CUNY, 2003-2005 Graduate Teaching Fellow: York College of CUNY, 2002-2003
  • René Taupin Fellowship, Hunter College of CUNY, 2000: Provided for four month stay in Paris for master’s thesis research
  • Henri Peyre French Institute Fellowship, a two-year fellowship for outstanding entering students, The Graduate Center of CUNY, 2000-2001
  • Member of Pi Delta Phi: French Honor Society, Montclair State University


  • Modern Language Association (MLA)
  • Association des Amis d’André Gide (AAAG; Gide Studies)