2012Doctor of Philosophy in English (focus in creative writing)
The University of Denver, Colorado, USA
Dissertation Title: Cubicle Deathmatch
2002Master of Fine Arts in Writing
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, USA
Thesis Title: A Determination of Parts
1997Fulbright Scholarship
The University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany
1996Bachelor of Arts in English and German
Doane College, Crete, Nebraska, USA