Ph.D. in English, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York CUNY (May 2005). Dissertation: “The Nineteenth-Century British Literary Annual: A Genre’s Journey from Nineteenth-Century Popularity to Twenty-First Century Recuperation.” Accompanying hypertextual project: “Forget Me Not: A Hypertextual Archive of Ackermann’s 19th-Century Literary Annual.” Dissertation Committee: Patricia Clough, David Greetham (director), Gerhard Joseph and Joshua Wilner.
Certificate, Women’s Studies, The Graduate Center CUNY (May 2002)
M.A. in English, New York University (May 1999). Thesis: “Imoinda’s Heroism as the `Inappropriate Other’ in Aphra Behn’s Oroonoko.” Adviser: Professor Carolyn Dever (formerly of NYU)
B.A. cum laude in English, California State University at Los Angeles (May 1994)
Invited Participant, Documentation and Preservation of Dance Project, Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities, University of Maryland Colloquium on digital preservation of dance, New York Public Library, invited as expert in text mining and digital archiving, October 17 & 18, 2010
Participant, “Transmediating Silence,” led by Laura Mandell (Miami University), NASSR Annual Conference 2010.
Participant, “Print and Performance in the Late-Romantic Information Age,” led by Angela Esterhammer (University of Zurich), NASSR Annual Conference 2010.
“Printed Book in the West Since 1800,” Rare Book School, University of Virginia, held at Grolier Club, NYC, January 7-11, 2008 (Eric Holzenberg)
Participant, “What Does a Fetish Want?” Seminar, led by Sonia Hofkosh; Annual NASSR/NAVSA Conference, Purdue University, Sept 2006.
Participant, Seminar on Dickens’ Old Curiosity Shop, Dickens Universe, UC Santa Cruz; Led by Professors Hilary Schor and John Bowen, July 2003.
Participant, “Figures on the Margin: The Language of Gender in British Romanticism,” Summer Seminar in Literary and Cultural Studies; Led by Susan Wolfson, West Virginia Univ, June 2003.