Ph.D. (1993) in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Michigan. Thesis: Modeling concept acquisition in the context of a unified theory of cognition. Thesis advisor: John E. Laird.

B.S. and B.A. (1987) from Bowling Green State University in Computer Science and French.

Previous Academic Positions

Assistant Professor (1995 - 1999) of Computer Science at Dickinson College.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (1993 - 1995) at Carnegie Mellon University.