Bachelor cum laude, Duke University, 1988. Master of Arts, University North Carolina Chapel Hill, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy, University North Carolina Chapel Hill, 1995.
Teaching assistant University North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1990-1994, coordinator department romance languages, 1993-1994. Lecturer department humanities New Mexico Technology, 1994—1996. Associate professor French Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia, since 1996, tenure, 2002.
Member American Society Eighteenth-Century Studies, Association Interdisciplingar Study Arts, Modern Language Association, S. Atlantic Modern Language Association, Southeast American Society Eighteenth-Century, Central Studies, Women in French.
Married Christopher Gordon De Pree, June 24, 1989. Children: Claire Marguerite, Madeleine Marie.