PhD in English, Saint Louis University (2013)

– Dissertation: “Sign and Design: The Visual Languages of Contemporary Fiction” 

– Director: Devin Johnston

– Completed and Defended with Distinction

Participant, The School of Criticism and Theory, Cornell University (2006)

– Seminar: Black Intellectuals

– Professor: Brent Hayes Edwards

MA in English,  Saint Louis University (2005)

BA in Communication, Saint Louis University (2001, summa cum laude)