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)