Bachelor of Science, Columbia University, 1970. Master of Science, Hunter College, 1973.
Assistant book editor Council on Foreign Relations, New York City, 1972-1979. Senior editor, director public affairs Hudson Institute, Indianapolis, 1984-1989. Senior editor, consultant 20th Century Fund, New York City, 1990-1994.
Executive director Leo Baeck Institute, since 1994. Consultant, writer, editor Ford Foundation, 20th Century Fund.
President Congregation Habonim, New York City, 1984-1992. Trustee Self-Help, Incorporated, New York York City, 1986-1993. Vice president Federation Jews from Central Europe, since 1990.
Member of The Century Association New York City.
Married Peter Strauss, June 1989.