Bachelor, University of California, Berkeley, 1969; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Michigan, 1977.
Instructor, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1975-1977;
assistant professor, New School for Social Research, New York City, 1977-1979;
assistant professor, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1979-1984;
associate professor, St. John's U., Jamaica, New York, 1984-1988;
director, National Council of Jewish Women Center for the Child, New York City, since 1989. Board science counselors National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, since 1992. Board of trustees Home Instruction Program for preschooling children, 1991-1993.
Advisory board Mississippi Forum on Children and Families, since 1992. Conference leader in field.
Fellow American Orthopsychiat. Association; member APA, APHA, American Education Research Association, Society for Research in Child Development, National Council Family Rels.