Bachelor, University Dallas, 1963. Master of Arts, University Dallas, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, Arlington, 1981.
Juris Doctor, Texas Wesleyan University, 1995.
Teacher, Ursuline Academy, Dallas, 1964-1966;
from instructor to associate Professor of English, Texas Wesleyan College, Fort Worth, 1978-1990;
Professor of English, Texas Wesleyan College, Fort Worth, since 1990. Part-time instructor Tarrant County Junior College, Hurst, Texas, since 1969. Advisor Aries Literature Journal, since 1986.
Consultant Pre-Professional Organisation, Texas Wesleyan University, since 1990.
Member Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers English, Texas Council Teachers English, Faculty Council Texas Wesleyan University (president 1990), Pastoral Advisory Council Holy Family Parish (secretary 1988).
Married Charles J. Espinosa, August 29, 1964. Children: Teresa, Michelle, Suzanne, Chuck, Jacqueline.