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

Writing Through The Lens: Designed this Honors workshop to teach advanced essay writing through the medium of photography. Bystudying a selection of master photographers, students learn to interpret images on a range of levels from the conscious to the subconscious. Critical thinking and writing skills are enhanced by focusing on the power of observation.


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.