Bachelor, Boston University, 1966. Master of Arts, Brandeis University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1977.
English lecturer, Boston University, 1965-1966; English lecturer, Lasell Junior College, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts, 1967-1968; English lecturer, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1968-1974; assistant Professor of English, U. Kentucky, Lexington, 1974-1976; assistant Professor of English, California Polytechnic U., San Luis Obispo, 1977; English lecturer, U. Nevada, Las Vegas, 1977-1978; Professor of English emeritus, Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, 1978-1990; retired, Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, 1990.
Co-founder Women's Studies Program, Cornell Univercity, 1972. Co-founder, member Ithaca chapter National Organization for Women, 1969. County delegate Democratic Party, Tompkins County, Ithaca, 1972-1974.
Daughter of Richard B. Lamb and Georgia Elizabeth (King) Lucas. Divorced; children: Miles Donald Latham, Mark Edgar Duthie Latham.