AB, Rutgers University, 1975. Master of Education, Rutgers University, 1978.
Instructor, curriculum developer English Piscataway Township Schools, New Jersey, 1976—1977, member parents' advisory council, 1976—1977. Instructor coordinator English Houston Indiana School District, 1978—1980. Instructor intensive English program University Texas, Austin, since 1985.
Member of Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages, Phi Delta Kappa.
Married Dana Blair Dye, December 30, 1978. Children: Thomas Blair, Adam Blair.