Bachelor in Music,French Education, Harding University, Searcy, Arkansas, 1981. Master of Arts in French Studies, Auburn University, Alabama, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy in French Literature, University of California at Los Angeles, 1999.
French teacher Boyd-Buchanan School, Chattanooga, 1981—1984. French instructor,voice teacher Faulkner University, Montgomery, Alabama, 1984—1986. French & italian instructor Pepperdine University, Malibu, California, 1986—1991.
French professor Santa Rosa Junior College, 1999—2004. Italian professor,co-director Pepperdine, Florence, Italy, 1991—1996. Voice teacher The Conservatory of Music of S.R., Santa Rosa, California, 2002—2004.
Director italian language program NorthBay Italian Cultural Foundation, Santa Rosa, 1998—2004.
Co-director Harding University, Searcy, Arkansas, 2004—2005.
Married Paul David Love, July 16, 1988. 1 child Eleanor Walker.