AB, Harvard College, 1953; AMT, Harvard University, 1957; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Michigan, 1963.
Instructor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1961-1963; professor Department English, U. Colorado, Boulder, since 1963; chairman Department English, U. Colorado, Boulder, 1989-1991; associate chairman, U. Colorado, Boulder, since 1992.
With United States Army, 1953-1955. Member International Shakespeare Association, Shakespeare Association American, Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Society.
Married Janice Helen Stevenson, July 6, 1957. Children: Alison Anne Stevenson, Charles LaBarge Stevenson.