Education

Master’s in Library and Information Science,  San Jose State University

My emphasis in this program was Information Architecture, and Competitive Intelligence, which leaned heavily toward technical and business courses. Coursework included:

  • Taxonomy/Vocabulary Design
  • User Interface Design
  • Seminar in Competitive Intelligence
  • XHTML, XML, CSS
  • Cataloging
  • Online search methodologies
  • Systems Analysis
  • Library Management

B.A., English,  California State University, Northridge

I graduated magna cum laude from this program, which was geared toward preparation for a teaching credential. I was tested and approved for the credential program. My coursework included:

  • Advanced Grammar
  • Linguistics
  • Teaching Methodologies
  • Advanced Shakespeare Seminar

Graduate: American Academy of Dramatic Arts, West

I was a graduate of this intensive two-year program in which admission is by audition, and the second year is by invitation-only. I was also a member of the exclusive Academy Repertory Theater my third year, which was also by invitation-only. Coursework included (in addition to acting):

  • Voice and Speech (including dialect study)
  • Shakespeare Study
  • Television Technique
  • Fencing
  • Theatre History