Teacher public schools, Springfield, Illinois, 1899-1903, Southeastern Missouri State Teachers College, 1903-1905, Illinois State Normal U., Normal, Illinois, 1905-1907, Eastern Illinois State Normal School, Charleston, Illinois, 1909-1910, School of Education, University of Chicago, 1911-1913. Teacher, Iowa State College 1914-1919, head home economics education department, 1916-1919. Special agent home economics education, Federal Board for Vocational Education, Washington, 1919-1922.
Professor and head home economics education, Carnegie Institute Technology, Pittsburgh, 1922-1927. Dean and professor home economics div., Iowa State College, 1927-1944, retired. Vice president American Vocational Association, 1926-1930.
Member National Education Association, American Home Economics Association, American Association University Women, Phi Kappa Phi. Omicron Nu (national president 1924-1926), Phi Upsilon Omicron. Sigma Delta Epsilon, Kappa Delta Pi, Mortar Board.