Bachelor of Science, Simmons College, 1960; Master of Education, Harvard University, 1961; Doctor of Philosophy, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1984.
Chairman division humanities, Niagara County Community College, Sanborn, New York, since 1976;
professor English, Niagara County Community College, Sanborn, New York, since 1981;
chairman. Chair State University of New York Faculty Council C.C.s, 1975-1976. President Buffalo Area English Teachers Association, 1980-1987.
Member Executive Committee State University of New York Council Writing.
Member American Association of University Women (president Buffalo branch 1990-1991), National Council Teachers English, New York State English Council (president 1982), Western New York Organization English Departments (president 1997), Conference College Composition & Communications.
Married Charles Peter Jamieson, June 13, 1964, children: Barbara Joan, Edward John.