Image-Ouverte Photography School, Clarensac, France
MFA, English & Writing, Long Island University, Southampton College, summa cum laude
Center for Media Studies, Certificate in Photography, Manhattan
International Center for Photography, Manhattan
BA, Journalism, Syracuse University, Newhouse School of Communications, summa cum laude
Adjunct Professor: Dowling College & Suffolk County Community College
Regular Contributor to THE NEW YORK TIMES
Wrote features for the Long Island Section focusing on issues on the East End. Some cover stories include: Russian Immigrants at Home on East End, Hispanic Population Making Inroads on the South Fork, Wanted: A Roommate and Support System, Riverhead Battling Decline.