B.A., M.A., Boston College; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin. Teaching assistant, University of Wisconsin; instructor and assistant professor, Le Moyne College. Member, Modern Language Association. Publications include Island of Daemons: The Lough Derg Pilgrimage and the Poets Patrick Kavanagh, Denis Devlin, and Seamus Heaney; reviews in Commonweal, Boston Pilot, and Studies in the Decorative Arts; poetry in Mademoiselle and Kansas City Review; articles in Critique: Studies in Modern Fiction, Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly, Harperï¿½s, Canadian Journal of Irish Studies. At Bard since 1963.