Denomination: Roman Catholic
Associate of Arts, Kingsborough Community College, 1974. Bachelor cum laude, Brooklyn College, 1976. Master of Science in Counseling, Brooklyn College, 1978.
Doctor of Education in International Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1982. Master of Education in Higher Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1985.
- Finance aid counselor Brooklyn College, 1977. Student development department counselor, assistant professor psychology and careers Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, since 1976, faculty advisor peer advisors and students' organizations, since 1976. Leader Peer Advisors Component, since 1978.