Ph.D. Rhetoric & Technical Communication  1995

Michigan Technological University

Primary Area of Study: Sociolinguistics
Minor areas: Anthropology, Ethnography, Composition Theory, Gender Studies
Dissertation: Production, Resistance, and Opposition: Students Linguistically Constituting Ideologies of Gender and Sexuality

MA English  1989

Morehead State University, Major areas: Linguistics, Composition Theory,  Literature

 BA French, Sociology 1984

Morehead State University, Certified to teach grades 8-12 English, French, and sociology