- Lecturer State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1982-1986. From assistant to associate professor Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1986-1992. Associate professor University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1992-1995, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1995—2003, professor, since 2003.
- Kay Boyle Artist and Activist
- This first critical assessment of Kay Boyle’s long career is both a portrait of the artist and a perceptive appraisal of her work.
Author: Kay Boyle: Artist and Activist, 1986. Editor: Life Being the Best and Other Stories (Kay Boyle), 1988, Love Goes to Press (Martha Gellhorn and Virginia Cowles), 1995, Process: A Novel (Kay Boyle), 2001. Co-editor: American Fiction, American Myth (essays by Philip Young), 2000.
General editor Hemingway Letters Project, since 2002, The Letters of Ernest Hemingway.
Member Modern Language Association (delegate assembly 1986-1988), American Literature Association, Pacific Northwest American Studies Association (vice president 1991-1992, president 1993-1994), Hemingway Society (editorial board Hemingway Review since 1992), Modernist Studies Association, Society for Study American Women Writers, Association for Documentary Editing.
1982 - 1986
1986 - 1992
1992 - 1995
1995 - 2003