Professional Bio


Doctoral Student, University of Denver, Communication Studies

MA, Communications. Regis University

MA, English, University of North Carolina , Charlotte

BA, English, University of North Carolina, Charlotte


Professional Membership:

National Communication Association, 2013- present

Lambda Pi Eta, 2012-present



Assistant Professor, Communication Studies, College for Professional Studies , Regis University 2012- present


Teaching Interests and Experience:

Interpersonal  and Family Communication


Communicative Management of Identity

Grieving and Loss

Research & Scholarship

Research Projects/ Academic Studies

Parental grief

Forgiveness and reconciliation

Identity Management

Awards & Recognition


Community Involvement & Service

Involvement and Service:

Volunteer and Researcher, Scraps of the Heart (2015- present)

Volunteer, Colfax Community Network (2014—present)

Volunteer, Morgan Adams Foundation  (2006- 2011)