Bachelor of Arts in English, Miami University Ohio, 1974. Master of Arts in English, University Cincinnati, 1989.
Adjunct instructor, assistant professor University Maine, Orono, 1989-1991. Instructor Cincinnati State College, since 1992.
Board directors Cincinnati Waldorf School. Member Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers English, Society Technology Communications (author Proceedings 1989, 92, 93), Women in Communications, Association Teachers Technology Writing, Council Programs in Science and Technology Communications.
Married Rodney Paul Heilman, August 11, 1984. 1 child, Katherine Marie.