Bachelor in Philosophy magna cum laude, Brandeis University, 1968. Master of Arts, Stanford University, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1976.
Assistant Professor of English and Hebrew, State University of New York, Binghamton, 1974-1981;
associate Professor of English, poet-in-residence, Pitzer College, Los Angeles, 1981-1984;
associate professor literature and creative writing, U. Judaism, Los Angeles, 1984-1988;
visiting scholar religious studies and feminist studies, Stanford (California) U., 1988-1989;
visiting scholar religious studies, Stanford (California) U., 1989-1990;
affiliated scholar Institute for Research of Women, Stanford (California) U., 1989-1994;
affiliated scholar, Bain Research Group on Women & Gender, University of California, Berkeley, 1990-1995;
visiting scholar, GTU, Berkeley, since 1995. Postdoctoral fellow Hebrew language and literature Hebrew U. Jerusalem, 1978-1979. Teacher Rutgers University, summer 1983, State University of New York, New Paltz, summer 1984, U. Judaism, Brandeis, summer 1985, Princeton University, summer 1987.
Lecturer in field.
Member Young Men’s Christian Association, American Jewish Studies, American Academy Religion/Society Research and Biological Literature, Poetry Society American (Gertrude Clayton award 1981), Pen American, Pen West.
Married Steven Jay Rood, June 15, 1986. 1 child, Abraham G. Falk-Rood.