Rebecca graduated from Saint Anselm College in 2014 with bachelor's degrees in English and German.
She received a Fulbright grant to teach Germany in 2014. In 2017, Rebecca completed her master's degree in comparative literature from the University of Connecticut. This year, she is serving as Graduate Student Senate Co-President, and also graduate student representative within the German Department. In her free time, she enjoys reading science fiction, the Greek and Roman classics, and nonfiction. Further, she often explores museums, experiments with cooking, and builds model ships.