Bachelor in English and Social Studies, Wilmington College, 1958. Master of Arts in English, Colorado State University, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy in English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University, 1968.
Assistant professor English University Puerto Rico, 1959-1969, Mills College, 1969-1972. Professor English Borough of Manhattan Community College City University of New York, since 1983. Director intensive writing program City University of New York, since 1993.
Presenter City University of New York English Forum, 1994, Annual Convention of Conference on College Commission and Composition, Chicago, 1990, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, 1989, City University of New York Association Writing Supervisors, 1988, New York City, 1987.
Member Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers English, Conference on College Composition and Communications, Rhetoric Society of America.