- Ph.D. Comparative Literature, UNC-Chapel Hill
- B.S. Mathematical Science/Computer Science, UNC-Chapel Hill
- Film Studies
- Critical Theory
- Narrative Studies
- Author: Faulkner
- Theorists: Foucault, Bakhtin, Arendt
- Directors: Polanski, Welles
- PASSHE Interim Faculty Council (Millersville Representative)
- The Honors College
- President's Commission on the Status of Women
Community & Club Connections
- The Millersville University Ciné Club Advisor
- AAUW Adviser
- Odyssey of the Mind, Millersville Tournament Director (2009-present)
Passions & Distractions
- English 110: English Composition
- English 232: World Literature II
- English 237: Literary Research and Analysis
- English 240: Introduction to Film/Art of Film
- English 311: Advanced Composition
- English 347: Studies of Ethnicity in Cinema
- English 451/651: Literary Theory and Criticism
- English 481/681: History of Film
- English 482/682: Film and American Society
- English 483: Politics, Film, and Electronic Media
- English 484: Brave New Worlds: Exploring Technology through Film
- EDW 736: The Film Studies Workshop (for educators)
- WSTU Introduction to Women's Studies
- "The Marx Brothers" and "Sidney Lumet." Encyclopedia of Jewish American Popular Culture. Ed. Jack Fischel with Susan Ortmann. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press. Scheduled December, 2008.
- "Reading the Revolution and Writing the Wrongs: Exploring Roya Hakakian's Passion for Possibility." Rapportage: Literary Essays, Interviews, and Profiles: 50-54. Pennsylvania: Lancaster Literary Guild. January, 2006.
- "Unstitching Cultural Sutures: Medicine and Media." Quarterly Review of Film and Video 23(5): 440-443. Review Article. London, England: Taylor and Francis, 2006.
- "Ironic Empathy in Cronenberg's Crash: The Psychodynamics of Postmodern Displacement from a Tenuous Reality." Quarterly Review of Film and Video 17(3): 187-209. Harwood Academic Publishers, 2000.