Degrees: BA, SUNY at Albany; MA, University of Chicago; PhD, University of Chicago
Publications Exhibit catalog essays: ""Of Time and the Apocalypse,"" included in 'Rapture' catalog. Bakalar and Huntington Galleries. Jeffery Keough, curator, 2000; 'MassArt's Mass Art' Interviewed the artists/ designers featured in the exhibit as part of the catalog information that accompanied the exhibit. Bakalar and Huntington Galleries, Jeffery Keough, curator, 1998. ; Articles: ""Remembering Steve Lacy as a Teacher"" Jazz Education Journal, Vol 37, No. 2, 2004.; ""Enemies of Despair: American Women Poets Confront the Threat of Nuclear Disaster"", Papers on Language and Literature, Vol. 26 Winter, 1990. This essay was reprinted in Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, edited by Laurie diMauro. Gale Research, 1993. A portion of this essay also appears in Modern Women Writers, Continuum Publishers, 1995.; Liberating Laughter: Comedic Form in Some Contemporary Lesbian Novelists."" Included in 'Sexual Practice, Textual Theory', edited by Susan J. Wolfe and Julia Penelope, Blackwell, 1993; ""Minnie Bruce Pratt"", essay on the poet in Contemporary Lesbian Writers of the United States, edited by Sandra Pollack and Denise Knight. Green wood Press, 1993; ""The Truth About 'A Riddle Song': Another Venture"" Walt Whitman Review. Vol. 27. June 1981; Manuals: Writing about Literature, by Lynn Klamkin and Margot Livesay. Holt, Reinhart and Winston, 1986; Poetry section of manual to accompany The Bedford Introduction to Literature, edited by Michael Meyer. Bedford Books, 1987; Anthology: The Apocalypse Anthology, selected and edited the Introduction and Notes, Rowan Tree Press, 1986.
Grants Japan Studies Assn. Grant to Attend three week seminar on Japanese history and culture. San Diego, 1993; Saskawa Award/Grant for travel and study in Japan.
Awards/prizes New York State Regents College Scholarship; Graduate Fellowships to fund University of Chicago degree with.
Other Selected twice (2001 and 2003) to participate in ""Outside America Studies Symposium"" held at Dartmouth College; Violinist with the New England Philharmonic.