Bachelor, Master of Arts, Stanford University, 1986. Master of Philosophy, Oxford University, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, Oxford University, 1995.
Doctor of Philosophy, Oxford University, 1997.
Assistant professor English Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1995-1999, University Southern California, Los Angeles, since 1999.
Member Modern Language Association, American Studies Association, We. Literature Association, Phi Beta Kappa.