Bachelor, California State University, Sacramento, 1983. Master of Arts, California State University, Sacramento, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oregon, 1992.
Teaching assistant California State University, Sacramento, 1984-1985. Graduate teaching fellow University Oregon, Eugene, 1987-1992. Assistant professor English Westminster College, Salt Lake City, since 1992.
All human life is created by God and therefore is significant and valuable. When governments implement the capital punishment, then the life of the convicted is devalued and all possibilities of change end.
Member National Council Teachers English, Medieval Association of Pacific, Medieval Academy, Rocky Mount Medieval and Renaissance Association.
Married Kirkwood William Donavin, June 13, 1989 (divorced July 1992). 1 child, Kirkwood Paul.