Lizzi was born in Detroit. She currently lives in Tucson, Arizona, where she enjoys hiking in the Catalina Mountains and cycling on the Loop that circles the city.

Lizzi holds a B.A. in English and creative writing from Oberlin College and a Ph.D. in American culture from University of Michigan, will a specialization in Film Theory. 

She is as an Adjunct Instructor of Children’s Literature & American Popular Culture for Endicott College, currently teaching online from Tucson, Arizona.

Lizzi taught courses in Hollywood cinema and American popular culture at University of Michigan from 1998-2000, and courses in English literature at Greenville Technical College in South Carolina from 2010-2013.


View of Mount Lemon from Lizzi’s home office.