NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, Evanston, IL · Doctorate in Radio/TV/Film · December 2001

Dissertation: Sisters in Cinema: Case Studies of Three First-Time Achievements Made by African American Women Directors in the 1990s

AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE, Los Angeles, CA – Directing Workshop for Women · 2001

SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO · Master of Fine Arts in Film and Video · May 1994

NATIONAL TAIWAN NORMAL UNIVERSITY, Taipei, Taiwan · Mandarin Chinese language study · 1984 – 1985

VASSAR COLLEGE, Poughkeepsie, NY · Bachelor of Arts in History · May 1984