Bachelor of Science in English Education, Bob Jones University, 1977. Master of Arts in English, Clemson University, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in English, Ohio State University, 1990.
Professor of English, Bob Jones U., Greenville, South Carolina., 1977-1983, 87-; university fellow, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1983-1984; graduate associate, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1984-1987. Writing consultant Writing Center of Greenville Technology College, since 1990. Mechanic contractor laborer.
Member Modern Language Association, Phi Kappa Phi. M C.
Married N. Luanne Jenkins, June 10, 1977. Children: Matthew Warren, Jesse Daniel.