Ph.D. - French Language and Literature - 18th century novel - University of Virginia, 1988

M.A. - French Language and Literature - University of Virginia, 1983

            (including 10 months in Orleans, France)

B.A. - French and Spanish in the School of Education - Niagara University, 1980

            (including 5 months in Avignon, France) 



French - near native fluency (official ACTFL test done by Dr. Cindy Yetter-Vassot)

Spanish - reading and auditory proficiency, some speaking ability

German - reading ability and some basic speaking ability