Bachelor, University Rochester, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy, University Buffalo, 1999.
Visiting assistant professor English Murray (Kentucky) State University, 1999-2000. Instructor English Winona (Minnesota) State University, 2000—2004. Assistant professor English, State University of New York, Potsdam, since 2005.
Member Modern Language Association, North America Society Study of Romanticism, International Gothic Association, Phi Beta Kappa.