Associate of Arts, Cowley College, Arkansas City, Kansas, 1968. Bachelor of Science, Kansas State University, Manhattan, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Kansas State University, Manhattan, 1994.
Master of Education Wichita State University, Kansas, 1974.
Teacher speech/English/theatre Wellington Junior and Senior High School, Kansas, 1970—1975, Arkansas City High School, 1975—1980. Instructor speech/English Cowley College, Arkansas City, 1980—1997. Associate professor English Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Alva, since 1997.
Folio reviewer Oklahoma Commission on Teacher Preparation, Oklahoma City, since 1999.
Lay reader and Eucharistic minister Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Alva, Oklahoma, 2002. Member of Oklahoma Council Teachers of English, National Film and History Association, Phi Delta Kappa.
Married Larry George Hill, May 30, 1985 (deceased July 14, 1999). 1 child Molly Marie.