• BA Anthropology
  • BA, MA French
  • MA Journalism
  • TESOL Graduate certificate
  • MA English (in the works)
  • General nerd (I once celebrated a pause in my graduate French studies by enrolling in plane trigonometry at a community college. I got a B.)
  • Additional graduate coursework in linguistics and anthropology


Writing, tutoring, photographing, teaching, thinking sideways, organizing information, Adobe Photoshop, cartwheeling, the ability to laugh hysterically at herself


  • English (native speaker)
  • French (professional competence)
  • Spanish (intermediate-ish)
  • German (I can order coffee, swear, and ask about the whereabouts of the bathroom, but I’m working on it.)
  • Mandarin Chinese (I can say 你好, 我是老师。谢谢. I cannot ask where the bathroom is.)


  • yoga
  • botany
  • traveling
  • rollerblading
  • stargazing
  • reading