Doctor of Philosophy, French language and literature, University of Pittsburgh
French Fiction in Film
Intermediate French II/Conversation
Rosa Luxemburg: Feminist Socialist Leader
Love and War in French Cinema
Wealthy White Males
"The Genealogy of the Honors Movement in American Higher Education," Point Park University, Pittsburgh, Pa., March 2012.
Selected Honors and Appointments
Coordinator and founder of Point Park University's Global Cultural Studies "An Evening With..." Public Speakers' Series, an annual event that featured acclaimed speakers who addressed important global issues and demonstrated an interest in deepening students' knowledge of the world
Appointed director of international programs for the 2012 Prague Writers' Festival.
Prague Writers' Festival in the Czech Republic, April 2011:
Interviewed Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Diaz, Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott, and author Don Delillo
Met with Norman Eisen, U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic