- B.A. History, University of Manchester
- M.A. EALAC, Columbia University
Thesis Title: “The Reluctant Nationalist: National Character and the Fiction of Shen Congwen”
- Fall 2015 – Zen Buddhism – Prof. Gregory Hillis
- “Decadent Echoes: Representations of Decay in Shen Congwen’s Sansan” Princeton Journal of East Asian Studies, 2014.
- Prof. Michael Berry