Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography, Washington University St. Louis, 1982; Master of Fine Arts in Photography, University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, 1984.
Instructor photography University Illinois Champaign-Urbana, 1983-1984. Associate professor Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, since 1984. Image maker lecturer Southeast regional conference Society Photographic Education, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1986.
Teacher and co-teacher workshops Rochester (New York ) Institute of Technology, 1990. Lecturer workshop Virginia Intermont College, Bristol, 1991.
Married Mazhar Hajossein, June 24, 1989.