AB, Bryn Mawr College, 1942. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1957.
Lecturer in Spanish Columbia University, 1954-1956. Public relations officer medical division Johns Hopkins University, 1957-1958. Assistant professor Spanish and French Sweet Briar College, 1958-1959.
Assistant professor Hood College, 1960-1961. Lecturer Catholic University, 1960-1963, assistant professor, summers 1960-1962, associate professor, summers 1964-1966. Assistant professor department languages and linguistics American University, 1961-1963, associate professor, 1963-1966.
Professor department classical and modern languages Marquette University, Milwaukee, 1966-1968. Professor Spanish and Portuguese University Wisconsin, 1968—1983, chairman, 1972-1975. Retired, 1983
Guest Milwaukee professor University South Africa, Pretoria, 1980.
Member of National Trust Historic Preservation.