Dr. Levecq has a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has taught at various universities, including the University of Notre-Dame, Loyola University Chicago, and Michigan State University. In 1998-’99, she was a Resident Fellow at the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Research at Harvard University. She is trilingual (English, French, and Dutch).