Bachelor, Washington College, Chestertown, Maryland, 1990. Master of Arts, Villanova, Philadelphia, 1992.
Assistant literature manager Actors Theatre of Louisville, Louisville, 1993—1995. Dramaturg/ literature manager Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Chicago, 1995—2000. Dramaturg Philadelphia Theatre Company, 2000—2004.
Assistant professor drama Washington College, since 2004. Artistic advisory board Theatre Forum Magazine, San Diego, since 1999, Chicago Dramatists, Chicago, since 2001.
Member of Literature Managers and Dramaturgs of the American mathematical society (president 2002-2004).