Bachelor, Beijing (China) Language Institute, 1982. Master of Arts, Shanghai Foreign Language Institute, China, 1985. Master of Arts, Boston University, 1988.
Doctor of Philosophy, Boston University, 1994.
Lecturer, Shanghai (China) Foreign Language Institute, 1985-1986; lecturer, Boston University, 1988-1994; lecturer, Suffolk U., Boston, 1992-1994; assistant professor, Suffolk U., Boston, since 1994.
Member American Studies Association, Association Asian Americans, National Council Teachers English.
Married Min Yang, 1985. 1 child, Leon Lengyue.