Bachelor, Hendrix College, 1978. BJ, University Texas, 1987. Master Library and Information Sciences, University Texas, 1994.
Postgraduate, Syracuse University, since 1994.
Associate editor, The Austin (Texas) Light, 1987-1988; legal editor, Texas Legislation Council, Austin, 1980-1989; coordinator editor, Butterworth Legal Publications, Austin, 1989-1992; writer, researcher, The Reference Press, Inc., Austin, 1992-1994.
Member American Library Association, Austin Writers League (secretary, board directors 1992-1993), Society Professional Journalists, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications, Phi Kappa Phi.