Bachelor in English, University South Carolina, 1963. Master of Arts in English, University South Carolina, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in English, University South Carolina, 1972.
Teacher 10th grade English, speech and debate Dreher High School, Columbia, South Carolina, 1963-1964. Teacher English L'Ecole Nickerson, Paris, 1964-1965. Graduate assistant University South Carolina, Columbia, 1965-1967.
Staff instructor department general studies, 1970-1972. Instructor Florida Southern College, Lakeland, 1967-1968. Instructor English Charleston Naval Base, 1968-1970, 72-85.
Part-time instructor College of Charleston, South Carolina, 1973-1983. Teacher English Greenfield (Massachusetts) Community College, 1985, Fisher Junior College, Easthampton, Massachusetts, 1985. Teacher dance and music history South Carolina Arts Commission, since 1988.
Health and psychological counselor The Health Center, West Columbia, South Carolina, 1991-1997. Land developer, contractor The Howell Company, since 1997. Participant The Swannanoa Gathering, Warren Wilson College, Asheville, North Carolina.
Teacher hatha yoga department physical education University South Carolina, West Columbia Leisure Center, Lexington Leisure Center, Seven Oaks Leisure Center, 1995-1998. Instructor The Ayurvedic Institute of New York, Brewster.
Member Omicron Delta Kappa.