Bachelor, University Portland, 1971. Postgraduate, University Tubingen, 1976. Postgraduate, Hebrew University Jerusalem, 1978.
Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1982.
Instructor women's studies Leibniz Kolleg, U. Tubingen, 1981;
instructor, Hawaii Consortium for Theological Education, 1982;
instructor New Testament, School Theology at Claremont (California), 1981-1982;
principal investigator, U. Tubingen, 1982-1984;
director research women's studies, assistant professor religion, Claremont Graduate School, 1982-1984;
assistant professor Scripture and interpretation, Harvard Division School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1985-1989;
associate professor, Harvard Division School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1989. Visiting assistant professor School Theology at Claremont, 1980-1981. Visiting instructor United Presbyterian Church Synod of Northeast Synod School, 1975.
Teaching fellowN.T. department Harvard Division School, 1977, research and resource associate in women's studies, 1978-1979.
Group facilitator Cambridge Women's Center, since 1989. Member National Organization for Women, Society Biblical Literature (program committee 1984-1987, co-chair women in Biblical world section 1982-1983), American Academy Religion (co-chair lesbian-feminist issues in religion group 1988-1990, grantee 1991), Catholic Biblical Association, Societas Novi Testamenti Studiorum, National Women's Studies Association, Association Jewish Studies, American Academy Religion, Delta Sigma Kappa.