Doctor of Philosophy in English Literature, Indiana University, 1990.
Associate instructor English Indiana University, Bloomington, 1984-1990. Assistant professor English James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1990-1995. Assistant professor American thought and language Michigan State University, East Lansing, since 1995.
Visiting instructor English Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana, 1989-1990.
Member Modern Language Association, Northeast Modern Language Association.
Married Huey-lien Hsü, October 29, 1981.