Master of Arts, University Notre Dame, Indiana, 1958.
Principal St. Francis High School, Cleveland, 1959—1964. Dean of studies Notre Dame College, South Euclid, 1964—1966. Instructor English Southern Colorado State College, Pueblo, 1967—1970.
Professor English and women's studies University Northern Colorado, Greeley, 1970—2000, professor emerita. Writing program director Gateway Shelter For Battered Women, Englewood, Colorado, since 2000.
Married Jerry A. Kiefer, July 11, 1970.