Where were you born and where have you lived?
I was born in Ithaca, New York. I was raised primarily in Fort Collins, Colorado. I worked in Denver and Los Angeles before returning to Fort Collins.
Where did you attend university or college?
I attended St. John’s College in Santa Fe for my undergraduate education and the University of Chicago for my Master’s Degree.
What kind of reading do you most enjoy doing?
I enjoy reading a wide variety of books from long, dry history books to long, dry 19th century novels. No, I’m not as dry as all that. Although I do love long books, I also enjoy reading Plato’s dialogues, punchy contemporary novels, and lyric poetry as well
What are the small essentials that make life more comfortable?
Coffee is a major part of every day, although I’m not snobby about the quality of the coffee.
What are your favorite snacks?
I am a chocolate person through and through.
What do you do to unwind?
I like to watch movies, read, and play sports.
How could a parent volunteer help you most?
I think parent volunteers could help the most in my 7th grade classes by giving some students the individual attention they need while I work with the class as a whole.