Bachelor, Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina, 1973. Master of Arts, University South Carolina, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wuppertal, West Germany, 1986.
Comptr., Kada Kitchens, Atlanta, 1976-1977;
faculty foreign language, Georgia State University, Atlanta, 1979-1990;
member of faculty modern languages, Georgia Institute Technology, Atlanta, since 1991. Member consortium Cooperative Ednl. Exchange Progressive Abroad, Eastern Michigan U., since 1980, board examiners, business German diploma, since 1985.
Member progressive development committee Carl Duisberg Society, since 1989.
Member Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers German (chairman business German committee since 1989), American Translator's Association, Heinrich Heine Gesellschaft, E.T.A. Hoffmann Gesellschaft, German-American Society.
1 child, Jessica Felicitas.