B.S. in Life Sciences (Biology) and Animal Science & Industry from Kansas State University, M.S. in Student Counseling & Personnel Service (Higher Education/Adult Student Services) and M.S. in Curriculum & Instruction from Kansas State University, and M.A. in Biology (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology), M.A. in Philosophy, and J.D. from the University of Kansas. Currently working on a Ph.D. in Anthropology and an M.A. in Indigenous Studies at the University of Kansas.