Bachelor with honors, University of Illinois, 1956; Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1961; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1965; Juris Doctor, University of Chicago, 1977.
Intern, University of Chicago Hospital and Clinic, 1962-1963;
instructor College Medicine, University of Illinois, 1963-1964;
clinical psychologist, Illinois Mental Health Center, Chicago, 1965-1968;
associate professor, Ohio U., Athens, 1968-1970;
private practice clinical psychologist, Chicago, 1970-1978;
associate professor, Roosevelt University, Chicago, 1972-1974;
study director, National Academy Sciences, Washington, 1977-1978;
president, Lerner Associations, Princeton, New Jersey, 1981-1996;
president, Lerner Associations, Chicago, since 1997. Visiting scholar Ednl. Testing Svc., Princeton, 1978-1979, senior research scientist, 1980-1981.
Expert witness federal courts Debra P. versus Turlington, Tampa, Florida, Marshall versus Georgia, 1983. Visiting professor University Texas, Austin, 1989.
President nominee unites states department Education, Washington, 1986. Member of advisory committee United States Commission Civil Rights, New Jersey, 1985-1987. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.