Bachelor in French, Elizabethtown College, Pennsylvania, 1962. Master of Arts in English, University Wyoming, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy in English, University Delaware, 1979.
Teacher English Warwick Union School District, Lititz, Pennsylvania, 1962-1965. Head English department, 1965-1969. Instructor English Pennsylvania State University, York, 1969-1973.
Assistant professor English, 1973-1989. Associate professor English, since 1989.
Member National Council For Teacher Education, Modern Language Association, Assembly for Teacher English Grammar, Association business Communications, Elizabethtown Business and Professional Women's Club (2nd vice president 1986-1987, president 1989-1991, Woman of Year 1995).