Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Geology, Texas Technological College, 1953. Master of Arts in English, University Oklahoma, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy in English, University Texas, 1964.
Geologist, General Geophysical Company, Houston, 1953-1956; instructor English Department, University Wichita, Kansas, 1957-1960; from instructor to associate Professor of English Department, University North Carolina, Greensboro, 1964-1977; Professor of English Department, University North Carolina, Greensboro, since 1977.
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Member Modern Language Association, South Atlantic Modern Language Association, James Fenimore Cooper Society.
Married Janella Holloway, December 22, 1953. 1 child, Sally.