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

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® Certification

MBTI® Institute’s Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® Certification Program (2019)

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)