Bachelor of Science, Tougloo (Mississippi) College, 1961. Master of Science, Chicago State University, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University, 1988.
Clinical microbiologist, Chicago Board Health, 1966-1967; clinical microbiologist, University of Chicago, 1967-1977; professor biology, City Colls. Chicago, since 1977; visiting assistant professor biology, University of Illinois, Chicago, since 1989; visiting assistant professor biology, National Louis University, Chicago, since 1990.
Member education committee League of Women Voters, Chicago, 1975, 84. Board directors Young Men’s Christian Association, Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1962. Member executive committee Faculty Council, City Colleges Chicago, 1987-1988.
Christian education chair Neighborhood United Methodist Church, since 1988. Member American Society Microbiology, American Society Pathology, Illinois Society Medical Technology (board directors 1989-1990), American Society Medical Technology, National Science Teachers, Illinois Society Microbiology.
1 child, Benita Wonjiku.