2004 – Doctor of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University. Sociology.
1998 – Master of Arts, University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Sociology.
1995 – Bachelor of Arts, Kansai Gaidai University, Osaka, Japan. English.
1994 – Bachelor of Arts, Furman University, Greenville, SC. Sociology.
Areas of Interest: Sexuality, Mental Health, Life Course, and Social Networks