- Degrees in Cinema Studies, Dramatic Writing, and Literature from New York University
- Has been featured in BestColleges.com, The Washington Post, and One Green Planet
- 2019 fellow of the Los Angeles Review of Books Publishing Workshop
For over a decade, Michelle taught film and media studies courses at colleges and universities, including Brown University, Fordham University, and Washington University in St. Louis.
Michelle left teaching in 2018 and spent a year working in the publishing industry before pursuing freelance writing and editing and writing about degree and certificate programs in education, accounting, communications, small business management, supply chain management, web development, and more.