Interests include:

Mythology, Popular Culture, Comparative Religions, Literature, Fine Arts, Horror, Fantasy, Dystopia, Retro-Futurism, Science Fiction, Pulp Fiction, Cultural Anthropology.


Pacifica Graduate Institute, Carpenteria CA

Ph.D. in Mythological Studies with an Emphasis in Depth Psychology


Dissertation: “Howling in the Dark: Werewolf as American Shadow”

Pacifica Graduate Institute, Carpenteria CA. 

M.A. in Mythological Studies with an Emphasis in Depth Psychology

Comprehensive Essay Exam Titles: “Native Mythologies of the Americas and the Theories of Bronislaw Malinowski and Claude Levi-Strauss”, “Mythic Nekyia: Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland”, “Depth Psychology and Culture: The Werewolf”
University of California Irvine, Irvine CA.

B.A. in Cultural Anthropology


Areas of Concentration: Arabic Cultures, Popular Culture, and American Indigenous Culture

Senior Thesis: Pacific Northwest Indigenous Cultures and the Symbol of the Raven

Senior Ethnographic Research: Gothic Subculture in Southern California

Saddleback Community College, Mission Viejo CA

A.A. in Cultural Anthropology


Areas of Concentration: Cultural & Biological Anthropology


Modern Language Association

Popular Culture Association

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