Bachelor in History, San Francisco State University, 1981; Master of Arts in Theatre, California State University, Fresno, 1985; Doctor of Philosophy in Theatre, U.Ga., 1991.
Cutter, Santa Barbara (California) Repertory Theatre, 1984; graduate teaching assistant, California State University, Fresno, 1983-1985; costume crafts supervisor, Houston Shakespeare Festival, Houston, 1985; graduate teaching assistant, U. Georgia, Athens, 1985-1987; visiting assistant professor, U. Alaska, Fairbanks, 1988-1989; assistant professor, U. Alaska, Fairbanks, 1990-1997; associate professor, U. Alaska, Fairbanks, since 1997. Webmistress/designer The Costumer's Manifesto, 1996-1999. Guest artist Theatre Terra Mobile, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1994-1995, Interstudio Theatre, Tzarkoe Selo, Russia, 1994, Fairbanks Light Opera Theatre, 1995.
Member United Academics-American Association of University Professors/AFT, United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Costume Society of America, Costume Society United Kingdom.