315 E College Ave, Greenville, IL 62246, United States
Wachal received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1981, Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in 1987 from Greenville University.
St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Barbara was given a Master of Arts degree in English from St. Louis University in 2000. She worked there from 1997 to 1999.
Wachal received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Greenville College (nowadays Greenville University) in 1981. Sixteen years later she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the same college. In 2000, she was given a Master of Arts degree in English from St. Louis University.
Wachal began her career as an instructor of English at St. Louis University in 1997 and had held it for two years. In 2002, she took the same position at Southern Illinois University and at St. Louis Community College. Since 2004 Barbara has been an assistant professor of English at St. Louis Community College.
Wachal is a member of Nathaniel Hawthorne Society, American Anti-Slavery Society, Mid-America American Studies Association, American Studies Association, Organization of American Historians, American History Association, American Studies Association, Thoreau Society, SLU American Studies Graduate Student Association, Amnesty International and Beta Beta Beta.
On June 5, 1982 Barbara Wachal married Roger Erwin Wachal. They have two children.