* B.SC. Telecommunications, audio production emphasis; minor in music;
* Ohio University, 1991
* M.A. Communication & Mass Media; University of Wyoming, 1997
* Ph.D. Mass Media, Michigan State University, 2006
Professional experience includes five years as an audio engineer at SoundTrax Recording Studios, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Projects included commercial production, industrial and corporate productions, audio for film and video, post production, multimedia audio applications, and music production.