After an extensive professional business career, culminating with the position of Vice-President of Operations of a privately held consulting firm in New York, and an active performance and teaching career in Eastern Europe, Kimberly returned to the States in 2001 determined to pursue academic music scholarship.
During the last six years, Kimberly obtained a Master of Arts from California State University, Fullerton in Music History and Literature as well as her second baccalaureate degree in German Studies, with a minor in French, from UCI. Her academic awards and honors include the Graduate Music History Award (2005); the German Department Special Recognition Award (2003); and achievement-based memberships to the national honor societies of Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Kappa Lambda, and Alpha Mu Gamma.
Currently a Ph.D. candidate in Musicology at CGU, Kimberly’s academic interests include transdisciplinary studies and feminist criticism as it pertains to French and German vocal literature of the nineteenth century. She is delighted to have joined the Writing Center and looks forward to a productive association with the students and staff.