Bachelor, U. Richmond, 1968; Master of Arts, U. Maryland., 1971; MST, University of Chicago, 1978; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1991.
English teacher, Penn Center Academy, Philadelphia, 1972-1974; English teacher, Leysin (Switzerland) American School, 1974-1975; English teacher, Wheeling (Illinois) H.S., 1977-1980; coordinator external degree program, Roosevelt University, Chicago, 1980-1981; assistant chairman English education, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1986-1991; assistant Professor of English, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, since 1991.
Member Modern Language Association (chairman writing committee Midwest chapter), American Association of University Professors, National Writing Center Association, College English Association, New England Writing Center Association, New England Association Teachers English.
Married Irene Harris, June 6, 1971.