- Ph.D., University of Missouri, 1970
- M.A., University of Missouri, 1964
- B.A., North Texas State University, 1961
Areas of Research
- Spanish language, literature, culture. Spanish Golden Age Literature. Don Quijote
Areas of Teaching Interest
- Spanish and Spanish American Civilization Culture, and Literature. Golden Age Spanish Literature. Nineteenth Century Spanish Literature. Spanish Grammar and Composition. Spanish Phonetics. Spanish for Law Enforcement. Spanish for Medical Personnel.