Bachelor, Hunter University, 1949. Master of Arts, Brooklyn College, 1951.
Teacher Brooklyn High Schools, 1949-1951. Substitute teacher Pittsburgh High Schools, 1952-1960, Akron (Ohio) High Schools, 1960-1967. Instructor University Akron, 1967-1984, assistant professor English, since 1984.
Teacher Sunday school Jewish Reform Temple, Akron, 1960-1967. Chairperson Democratic Committee Precinct, Fairlawn, Ohio, since 1980. Speaker Battered Women's Shelter, Akron, since 1988.
Book reviewer Jewish and Civic Organizations, Akron, since 1981. Member Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers of English, National Association Holocaust Education (secretary since 1984), National Holocaust Feminist History & English Conferences (speaker since 1977).
Married Walter Bendremer, June 3, 1951 (deceased October 1986). Children: Wendy Ramsey, Jill Ranucci, Robin (deceased).