Master of Arts, Stockholm University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Stockholm University, 1977.
Assistant Department Romance Languages Stockholm University, 1966-1968, researcher, 1977-1985, lecturer, 1985-1994. Teacher French, English Adult College, Stockholm, 1973-1976. Translator Interpol Board Police, 1975-1977.
Professor Uppsala University, Sweden, since 1994, deputy dean faculty languages Sweden, since 1999.
Member Stockholm Modern Philology Association (chairman 1989-1994), Swedish Society Richard Wagner (board directors since 1995).
Daughter of Rune and Lisbeth (Werner) Olsson. M. Stig Jonasson, April 10, 1978. 1 child, Göstation.