Bachelor, Berea College, 1964. Master of Arts, Mount Holyoke College, 1966. Postgraduate, Tulane University, 1975.
Instructor English Mukogawa Girls High School, Nishinomiya, 1949-1950, Yamate Girls High School, Kobe, 1950-1952. Assistant to dean women Kobe College, Nishinomiya, 1957-1961, instructor English, 1966-1970, assistant professor English, 1970-1977, professor English, 1977-1992, chairman department English, 1981-1985, director Center Women's Studies, 1985-1989. Retired, since 1992
Trustee Alumnae Association, 1967-1972, councillor, 1969-1972.
Examiner English proficiency The Examining Committee of English Proficiency of Japan, 1971-1972. Monitor Personnel Bureau of the Japanese Government, 1999-2000.
Member American Association of University Women, Modern Language Association, Japan University Women's Association, Japan English Literary Society, Renaissance Society of America, 16th Century Studies.