She earned her PhD in Rhetoric and Scientific and Technical Communication from the Writing Studies Department at the University of Minnesota in 2013. Her dissertation, “From Traditional to Digital: Understanding Remediation of the Postcard through the Case of PostSecret.com,” was a case study using rhetorical analysis of both alphabetic and graphical elements within the PostSecret postcards.
She earned an M.A. in English with a focus in Literacy, Technology, and Professional Writing from Northern Arizona University, where she also served as an instructional technologist for the e-Learning Center. Her Master’s thesis was entitled “Self-Representation: Women in Online Communities.”
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