Profesor Literatura, University de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina, 1954. Master of Arts in Comparative Literature, University North Carolina, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy in Spanish, University Kentucky, 1973.
Teacher Greek, U. Cuyo, Mendoza, 1954-1961; teacher secondary schools, U. Cuyo, Mendoza, 1964-1967; teacher Spanish, U. Newfoundland, St. John's, Canada, 1968-1971; teacher Spanish, University of Southern California, Columbia, 1973-1974; teacher Spanish, U. P.R., Mayagüez, 1974-1995; visiting professor, U. North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1981-1983.
Member Alliance Française.
Married Richard R. Strout, June 30, 1962 (divorced August 1983). Children: Alexia, Lukas, Lillie.