Dr. Archangeli earned a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, and an M.Ed., B.S., and B.A. from Penn State. She has been teaching Spanish at Penn State for 12 years, including basic language courses, translation, and Spanish for business. Prior to teaching at Penn State, she taught German at Ohio University. She has published several articles in academic journals and has participated in various professional conferences and workshops. Before returning to school many years ago to study language and literature, Dr. Archangeli worked as an accountant.