In addition to receiving multiple global awards from United Poets Laureate International, the William Faulkner Literary Society, and Pirates Alley Faulkner Society, in addition to many others. She holds a PhD in philosophy with her dissertation focusing on the phenomenology of the 20th century Irish poet-philosopher, John O’Donohue
Constantina is a professor and former Dean of Students at Ubiquity University. She is a frequent presenter both nationally and internationally regarding women in the ancient Greco-Roman world. She has an extensive background in education and has served as an English, Communications and Business professor throughout the Midwest, Europe and Asia, including Nepal and Tibet, where she, along with her colleagues, conducted a university pilgrimage with students to Mt. Kailash and the base camp of Mt. Everest, in addition to her being active in humanitarian service in Mongolia and Eastern Europe. She is the creator of a unique mentoring technique, The Mentoring as Mooring System, where mentees are encouraged to embrace life’s challenges, through utilizing the wisdom of select poet philosophers, such as Rainer Maria Rilke, John O’Donohue, and David Whyte, among others, as students explore their individual psyches.
On a personal level, Constantina is also a pioneer in the home education movement, having home educated her nine children. Additionally, she is the owner of Constantina’s Soul, an eclectic clothing design company that specializes in Asian textiles. Constantina is a registered yoga and psychoneuroimmunology instructor and Middle Eastern belly dance instructor. She considers her greatest accomplishment to date is having the privilege of being the birth mother of nine extraordinary human beings.