Bachelor in Social Work, University Oklahoma, 1973. Master of Social Work, University Oklahoma, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oklahoma, 1984.
Visiting assistant professor social work University Arkansas, Fayetteville, 1986-1990. Retired
Lecturer Hiroshima Joguakquim, 1969-1970, Cuttingham University College, Liberia, 1981.
Board directors League Women Voters, NWAR Food Bank, Fayetteville Open Channel. Member American Association of University Women, National Association of Social Workers (executive director Oklahoma chapter 1977-1979), League of Women Voters (board directors 1985-1987).
Married James Edward Scoggs, December 22, 1979. 5 children.