Elizabeth holds an M.A. in English Literature from the University of London and an M.A. Ed in Secondary English Education from De Paul University. She completed her bachelors degree in English, with minors in French and psychology, at Loyola University of Chicago. Elizabeth is licensed to teach English in Illinois and California and also holds endorsements in French and social science. In addition to teaching, Elizabeth has worked as a freelance writer and editor for several academic publishers and also does freelance technical writing.