Bachelor, Brigham Young University, 1962. Master of Arts, Brigham Young University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University Maryland, 1973.
Copy editor Harcourt Brace Public Company, New York City, 1965-1966. Assistant professor Howard University, Washington, 1973-1979. Lecturer Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria, 1979—1998, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, 1982-1997.
Technical writer, editor Advanced Technology, Reston, Virginia, 1980-1982. Adjunct associate professor University Maryland, College Park, 1987-2002. Lecturer Utah Valley State College, since 1999.
Sponsor Childreach, Warwick, Rhode Island, since 1988.
Married Robert Redd, January 1, 1991.