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ABD: I completed all coursework for the Ph.D. in English literature at UC Riverside and UC Davis from 1996-1999. I specialized in research on consciousness and identity in speculative fiction, cognitive studies, and philosophy, touching upon cloning, cyborgs, robots, and AI. Dissertation not completed.
MA: California State University, Stanislaus, M.A. English literature, 1995, Honors. I also completed all course work equivalent to an M.A. in the Teaching of Writing, with the exception of the Master's Project. M.A.Thesis: Does Eugenics = (E)utopia?
BA: University of California, Berkeley, B.A. Psychology, 1986.
AA: City College, San Francisco, A.A. Science, Honors, 1971.