Bachelor, Goucher College, 1964; Master of Science, University of Michigan, 1968; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Michigan, 1970; postdoctoral fellow, Harvard University, 1970-1971.
Graduate research fellow, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1964-1970; lecturer, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1970; research assistant, Canary Islands., Spain, 1965-1966; research fellow, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1970-1971; research associate, U. Oregon, Eugene, since 1971; research associate, Tall Timbers Research Station, Tallahassee, 1977-1978; research associate, Imperial College, Silwood Park, Ascot., United Kingdom, 1986.
Board directors Eugene City Planning Committee, 1980-1981, Eugene Youth Symphony, 1980-1984. Member Ecological Society of America, Society for Study of Evolution, Roundtable Club (president 2002-2003, Sigma Xi.
Married William Emmons Bradshaw, May 10, 1971. 1 child, Pilar Antonia Bradshaw.