Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning, August 2011; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dissertation Committee: Dr. Daniel Rodríguez (advisor & chair), Dr. Phil Berke, Dr. Ray Burby, Dr. Yan Song, Dr. Steve Wing
Dissertation Title: An examination of land use planning and equity issues surrounding hazardous liquid and natural gas transmission pipelines in North Carolina

Master of Regional Planning, May 2005; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Focus area: Land use planning

Bachelor of Arts, May 1999; Willamette University, Salem, OR.
Majors: Politics and Spanish