Bachelor, University Texas at Dallas, Richardson, 1980. Master of Arts, University Texas at Dallas, Richardson, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas at Dallas, Richardson, 1997.
Student, University Texas Southwestern Health, Houston, 1962.
Instructor English, women's studies and humanities, various colleges in Dallas area, 1983-1990;
director Battered Women's Emergency Intervention Project, Parkland Hospital, Dallas, 1988-1990;
visiting professor, Sheridan College, Brampton, Ontario, Canada, 1992;
teaching assistant instructor, University Texas, Richardson, since 1995. Writing consultant and editor Write Now, Dallas. Founder, director Women's Learning Center, Dallas, 1984-1988.
Lecturer in field.
Treasurer, Cabbages and Kings Theater, Dallas, 1990-1995. Chair literature committee Second Story Theater, Dallas, 1991-1995. Member Lawyers Against Domestic Violence, Dallas, 1988-1990.
Member Modern Language Association, South Central Modern Language Association, South Central Women's Studies Association (editor 1992-1996), National Women's Studies Association (editor, communications chair 1992-1996, chair Jewish Caucus 1992-1996).
Married Stanley R. Harris, February 21, 1965. Children: Pepi Eileen, Earl Kalman.