- Doctoral Candidate at the International Max Planck Research School on Retaliation, Mediation and Punishment at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Freiburg, Germany.
- J.D. (Juris Doctor), University of North Carolina School of Law, earned a scholarship from the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys (2014).
- Experience in research and teaching in the areas of criminal justice, intellectual property, privacy law/data protection (2014 – 2016) and public health (1999 – 2014).
- Bachelor of Fine Arts, Herron School of Art and Design, Indiana University – Indianapolis United States of America (2008) Jesse L. Cox Scholar (Indiana University Foundation full scholarship).
- Guest Lecturer, “Crim Law TAE II: Crime and American Culture” within the American Studies Program at Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen (2016).
- Teach @ Tübingen Fellow, Lecturer, “Criminal Law and Procedure: The American Experience” within the Institute for Criminology at Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen (2015).
- Presenter, “Storytelling for Empowerment”, 8th National Harm Reduction Conference, Austin, Texas (2010).