Bachelor of Science, University Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1974. Master of Arts, University Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, University North Carolina, 1993.
Teaching assistant, department German, U. Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1978-1981; lecturer, department German, U. Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1981-1983; teaching assistant, department German, U. North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1983-1987, 88-90; lecturer, U. North Carolina, Greensboro, since 1991. Visiting assistant professor of University North Carolina, Greensboro, 1991-1992.
Member Modern Language Association (graduate student regional delegate 1982-1984, regional delegate since 1992), South Atlantic Modern Language Association (assistant to director Career Superior vena cava syndrome 1984-1986), American Association for Teachers German, Linguistic Society American, Delta Phi Alpha.
Married Steven Frederick Lamb, May 29, 1977.