Bachelor in English Literature with high honors, University Virginia, 1988. Master of Arts in English Literature, University Texas, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1996.
Assistant professor Georgia State University, Atlanta, 1996—2002, associate professor department English Literature, since 2002.
Member of Modern Language Association, Malone Society, Milton Society of America (executive committee since 2002, Irene Samuel Memorial award 1999).
Married Shannon Prosser, March 21, 1998.