Degree in Agronomy Engineering, University Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1979. Master of Science in Microbiology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1992.
Postdoctoral research assistant North Carolina State University, 1995—1997. Agricultural researcher International Trademark Association, Argentina, 1980—1986.
Fundraising chair Campus Child Care Center, Raleigh, 1994—1996. Member of Crop Science Society of America, American Association Women Communications Colleges (North Carolina Chapter) (secretary, vice president, president 2004-2009), North Carolina Latin American Association.
Married Tim Hall; children: Anna Hall, Ian Hall.