Bachelor, St. John's University, Brooklyn, 1967. Master of Arts, New York University, 1972. Master of Philosophy, New York University, 1984.
Postgraduate, New York University, since 1978.
English teacher Scanlan High School, Bronx, 1968-1975. University supervisor secondary English Queens College, Flushing, New York, 1975. Instructor English University North Carolina, Charlotte, 1975-1979.
Preceptor English composition New York University, New York City, 1980-1983. Treasurer & office administrator Keuling-Stout, Professional Corporation, Big Stone Gap, Virginia, since 1988. Adjunct instructor English Nassau Community College, Long Island, New York, 1974-1975.
Active Women's Pastoral Project, Committee for United States Bishops, Big Stone Gap, 1988-1989. President Sacred Heart Parish Council, Big Stone Gap, 1990-1991. Member steering committee Appalachian School Law, Virginia, 1994-1996, deans selection committee, since 1996.
Member Modern Language Association (American Literature section).
Married Henry Smith Stout, March 3, 1984.