University of California, Santa Cruz Ph.D. in Literature,  2002
  Dissertation, “Alien Incorporations: Fantasies and Nightmares of Racialization in Early Modern England.”

University of New Hampshire M.A. in English Literature, 1994
    M.A. Thesis, “Performing Subjection and Deploying Gender: Strategies of Resistance
        and Domination in The Merchant of Venice and The Taming of the Shrew.”

SUNY-Binghamton M.A. in Comparative Literature, 1990

Amherst College B.A. in English and Spanish, 1988