Academic Degrees
Ph.D. in Communication (Minor in Social Psychology) (2008)
University of Arizona
Advisor: Chris Segrin
Dissertation Title: The Role of Enduring Vulnerabilities in Coping in Adjusting to Marital Stress

M.A. in Communication (2004)
University of Arizona
Advisor: Tara Emmers-Sommer

B.S. Double Major: Speech Communication, Spanish (2002)
Northern Michigan University
Magna Cum Laude

Core Mediation Training
Kansas Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (KIPCOR) (2011)

Study Abroad
German Academy, Berlin Germany (2012)
Cuernavaca Language School, Morelos Mexico (2001)