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 now lives in California!) 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.