Marnie was born in El Paso and has lived in many parts of the U.S., as well as in Japan, France, and Mexico. She loves learning languages, meeting new people, and traveling. Her extracurricular interests include hiking, running, and all kinds of art. She is a painter and textile artist and has seldom seen a wall that wouldn’t be improved by a mural. Besides teaching, she has worked as a restaurant cook, a caterer, a loan processor at a bank, a lay rabbi, and a welder.
B.A., Trinity University
Diplôme semestriel, Université de Paris IV (Sorbonne)
M.A., University of Texas at Austin
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin