Research associate Yale University, New Haven, 1979-1980. Graduate research assistant Georgia State University, Atlanta, 1981-1982. Assistant professor department psychology Mercer University, Macon, Georgia, 1982-1988.
Congressional fellow American Psychological Association, Washington, 1988-1989. Consultant National Institute of Mental Health, Rockville, Maryland, 1990, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Washington, 1989. Professional staff Select Committee on Children, Youth and Families, United States Congress, since 1990.
Consultant Medical Center of Center Georgia, Macon, 1985-1989. Researcher Macon/Bibb County Public Schools, 1982-1985.
Member Infant Mortality Coalition, Macon. Charter member Center Georgians for Center American, Macon. Member American Psychological Association (coordinator Committee on Women, division 27 1989-1991, regional coordinator Southeast division 27, 1985-1987), American Psychological Society, southeastern Psychological Association.