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Steele Building, Room 1007

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Alma Mater:

Longwood University (undergraduate), University of New Hampshire (Master’s), Illinois State University (Ph.D.)


B.A. English/Secondary Education, M.A. English Literature, Ph.D. English Studies

What I enjoy most about working with students:

I love helping students discover what they are passionate about and figure out their unique strengths.

My hometown:

Portsmouth, Virginia

First job out of college:

Director of the Writing Center at Savannah State University.

Lowest grade I got as an undergrad:

A- in Modern Dance.  I was definitely one of THOSE students.

If I didn’t work for Advising I would:

Work with an animal rescue agency.

Bucket list item:

Learn to play the musical saw.