Bachelor, University California, Irvine, 1991. Master of Arts, New York University, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1997.
Assistant professor Spanish University North Dakota, Grand Forks, 1997-1999, Marquette University, Milwaukee, since 1999, resident director Madrid, since 2003. Director University North Dakota, 1998-1999. Committee member Mellon Foundation, Milwaukee, since 2000.
Member Modern Language Association, Society for Spanish and Portuguese History Studies, American Society for 18th Century Studies, Mediterranean Studies Association.
Son of Douglas and Penny D. M. Gemma Dale, December 20, 1997.