Specialized Honours Degree in Canadian Literature and History, with additional courses in U.S. and U.K. History from York University, Toronto.
Courses in Ottoman and Turkish History, Greek History, the History of War, and Middle Eastern History from University of Toronto.
Lived in Greece and Turkey. Studied Greek History and Literature at the Hellenic American Union School in Athens, Greece.
Contributor to the Dictionary of Canadian Biography/Dictionnaire biographique du Canada, published by University of Toronto and Université Laval.
Historical Research For Book Publishers: Contract research work for many Canadian publishers on historical matters.
Historical Research for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC): Contract historical researcher for CBC TV Drama.
Historical/Cultural Research for Column: Researched and wrote a weekly column for The Toronto Star for three years on history and culture of multicultural groups in Toronto.
Book Reviewer: Books on history/biography for Quill and Quire, Books in Canada, Toronto Historical Society, York Pioneer and Historical Society, Ontario Crafts Council.
School Appearances: "Writer's Visits" (under the Ontario Arts Council and Canada Council programmes) to Ontario schools. I specialize in pioneer and Canadian historical re-enactments and crafts.