Bachelor in Modern Languages, Lewis and Clark College, 1960. Master of Arts in History, University Colorado, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy in History, University Colorado, 1972.
Postgraduate, Georgetown University, 1963.
Executive administrator, treasurer International Research Center Energy & Economic Development, Boulder, Colorado, 1973-1987, executive director, since 1987. Associate editor Journal Energy & Development, Boulder, 1975-1987, managing editor, since 1987. Board directors Rocky Mountain Eye Foundation, Boulder.
Member International Association Energy Economics (vice president international affairs 1989-1991, secretary 1988-1989).
Married Ragaei William El Mallakh, August 26, 1962 (deceased March 19, 1987). Children: Helen Alise, Nadia Irene.