Bachelor cum laude, University Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 1969. Master of Arts, Boston Theological Institute, 1973. License-es-lettres, La Sorbonne, Paris, 1974.
Doctor of Philosophy, l'Institute Catholique de Paris, 1978.
Admissions officer University Ottawa, 1964-1966. High School teacher Ottawa schools, 1966-1969. Head religious education St. Mary's Parish, Marlborough, Massachusetts, 1973-1975.
French interpreter Claude Davie Media, Paris, 1975-1978. French translator, linguistic consultant Univers Publications, 1978-1980. French teacher Boston School Modern Languages, 1980-1982.
Director students Tutoring Service of San Francisco, 1982-1990. Foreign language tutor University California, Berkeley, since 1991. English as Second Language coordinator Foreign Language Institute, San Francisco, 1991—2001.
Elections inspector San Francisco City Hall, since 1982. Reading tutor San Francisco Public Library., since 1982. Volunteer Project Head Start, San Francisco, since 1995.
Volunteer literacy program Central Young Men’s Christian Association of San Francisco, since 1995. Fellow Book Council San Francisco. Member Amnesty International, Small Publications Association Northern California, Foreign Lang Teachers Association American.