About Me

I was born and raised on the East coast. The majority of my early life was spent living in Maryland, New York, Illinois, California, and Arizona.

Since 2019, I call the Northeast “home.” I enjoy living a rustic life in rural Northern New England. When not I am not working, I enjoy puttering around my farm and renovating my 230-year-old colonial home.

I teach online English courses for the Writers’ Studio at Arizona State University, and Strategic Communication courses for Liberty and Regent University. In addition to teaching college courses, I have worked for twenty-five years in Sales, Marketing, and Communications. My experience includes time spent as a Marketing Analyst, a Website Designer, and a Graphic Artist.

In 2010, I returned to college to pursue a Masters’ degree in Literature. My thesis was on medieval spirituality and considered the personal writings of St. Julian of Norwich. In 2013, I decided to continue my graduate education, and I enrolled in a Ph.D. program at Regent University. Since that time, I found my “niche” for both research and life. My program emphasized courses in history, theory, theology, family, critical studies, organizational communication, leadership, social media, and research methods. I focused on rhetoric, especially digital rhetoric, and the intersection between new media and organizational communication and identity research. My dissertation explored the role of mediated communication in the formation of organizational identity and culture in the American megachurch. I graduated with my Ph.D. in  Communication from Regent University’s School of Communication and the Arts in March of 2017.