B.A., Bryan College, Dayton, TN; M.A. in History, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1981;
M.S.L.S, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1983
Special Awards or Honors:
Distinguished Alumni Award for the School of Information Sciences (SIS), 2011
Professional Memberships and Offices Held:
Treasurer, Southern Appalachian Chapter of the Special Libraries Association, 2006-2008 Membership Chair, Southern Appalachian Chapter of the Special Libraries Association, 2002-2003
Volunteer Interest & Board Service:
Member, Advisory Board, School of Information Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2006 – 2009 ; Coordinator of an English as a Second Language program, Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church, 2000 – 2013.
Hiker and backpacker; lived and traveled extensively in India.