- I was chrismated into the Orthodox Church during April 2010, having been raised in an Evangelical Protestant household
- My patron saint is Theophan the Recluse
- I hold a Bachelor of Arts in History with a minor in Political Science, as well as a Master of Arts in History.
- Among my numerous interests are: American history, Russian history, the history of Christianity, the experience of disability, sociology, economics, American politics, the Publishing industry, educational publishing, American law, vegetarian cooking, academic research, reading, writing, and traveling.
- My favorite music genres are Classical (especially the Baroque period), Orthodox and Gregorian Chant, traditional Celtic, and Flamenco