After spending her first twenty-two years in the Midwest, Colleen moved out east (broadly defined) in 2010 and has since lived in Boston, DC, the United Kingdom, and Germany. She holds a BA from the University of Notre Dame, masters degrees from both the University of St Andrews and Harvard University, and a PhD from Harvard University.
Colleen’s teaching background has focused both on classroom and individual instruction. At Harvard, she was a teaching fellow for three introductory lecture courses. She has also tutored since 2011. Colleen has taught lessons on subjects ranging from elementary-school reading through postgraduate entrance exams. As a tutor, Colleen enjoys teaching within her academic background in history and art history. She also works with students on test preparation, both on content and test-taking strategies.
In her free time, Colleen enjoys running, ballroom dancing, cooking, and traveling.