Doctor of Philosophy, University Florida, Gainesville, 1985.
Assistant professor English Texas Advertising & Marketing University Corpus Christi, 1989—1993, associate professor English, 1993—1999, English professor, since 1999, assistant, associate dean College Arts & Humanities, 2001—2005. Assistant professor English Greensboro College, North Carolina, 1986—1989.
Member of Renaissance Society of America, Southeastern Renaissance Conference, South-Control Renaissance Conference (executive board, at large member since 2010), Sigma Tau Delta (co founder, co sponsor chapter 1998—2002).
Married Robert Wooster, June 4, 1992.