Christina Simpson graduated cum laude from UC Berkeley with a B.A. in History. After graduating, she worked at the Richmond Museum of History and created a curriculum for students in the city based on her historical research of the post-war era. Her classroom experience includes teaching English, History, and Music at the School of the Madeleine in Berkeley and the Educational Enrichment Center in Pleasanton as well as coaching chamber music at the College of Marin. Her writing will be featured in an upcoming article that details her experience with synesthesia.