Bachelor of Science, University of Southern California, 1976; Master of Arts, University of Southern California, 1986; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Southern California, 1989.
Visiting assistant professor University South Carolina, Columbia, 1989-1990. Assistant professor Kent State University, Ohio, 1990-1997, Auburn University, Alabama, 1998-1999, E. Georgia College, Statesboro, 1999—2004. Professor Seminole Community College, Sanford, Florida, 2005—2008.
Assistant professor Georgia Perimeter College, Atlanta, since 2008. Co-creator English I Documentation Examination Seminole Community College, Sanford, since 2004.
Advisor University South Carolina Alliance for Peace, 1988-1990. Interviewee for film women's studies University South Carolina, 1989. Founder, advisor South Carolina.C Environmental Club, since 2004.
Reader Kent State University Press, Longman Press, Prose Studies, others. Member Modern Language Association, Ralph Waldo Emerson Society (advisory board since 1996, founding member), Philolog. Association of the Carolinas (organizer special sessions 1991-1995), Seminole Community College Environmental Club (founder, advisor since 2005), Sigma Tau Delta (advisor 1993-1994), South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Two-Year College Association, National Council Teachers English.