AB, Columbia University, 1960. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1969.
Instructor City College New York, New York City, 1964-1967. Staff member Sudbury Valley School, Framingham, Massachusetts, 1966-1972. Instructor Massachusetts State College, Bridgewater, 1967-1968.
Assistant professor English Northeastern University, Boston, 1969-1974, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, 1974-1976. Professor English Bentley College, Waltham, Massachusetts, since 1977.
Married Judith Ann Kamber, June 24, 1972. Children: Mara, Anna, Molly.