Bachelor, University North Carolina, 1986. Master of Arts, Oxford (England) University, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, Emory University, 1993.
Visiting assistant Professor of English, Emory University, Atlanta, 1993-1994; assistant Professor of English, Coastal Carolina U., Conway, South Carolina., since 1994.
Volunteer Atlanta Project, 1993-1994. Member Modern Language Association, American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Carolinas Symposium on British Studies, Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Stacey Cone, June 6, 1993.