Bachelor of Science in Zoology, St. Louis University, 1946. Graduate studies in Zoology, University Kansas, Lawrence, 1947. Master of Education in Biology and Education, University Missouri, Columbia, 1949.
Master of Arts in Philosophy and Psychology, University Manitoba, Fort Garry, Canada, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1957.
Teaching assistant general chemistry and general zoology St. Louis University, 1945—1946. Instructor zoology University Kansas, 1947. Teacher physical and biological science Kanawha High School, Iowa, 1949—1950.
Teacher.anatomy and microbiology Los Angeles City College, 1950—1952. Teacher physical and biological science Los Angeles Senior High School, 1951—1952. Instructor philosophy University Manitoba, 1953—1954.
Lecturer philosophy University Southern California, 1956—1957. Assistant professor philosophy Marietta College, Ohio, 1957—1960. Professor philosophy of education Ohio State University, 1961—1966.
Professor philosophy University Southwestern Louisiana, 1966—1967. Professor philosophy of education and research methodology Indiana University, Bloomington, 1967—1990, professor women's studies, 1973—1990, honors professor, 1985—1990, professor emeritus, since 1990. Chemist Atlas Powder Company, Weldon Springs, Missouri, 1943, Scullen Steel Company, St. Louis, 1947—1948.
Microbiologist Wood Treating Chemical Company, St. Louis, 1947—1948. Visiting professor graduate studies Ohio State University, 1959, research associate, 1960—1961. Visiting professor psychology of education University British Columbia, Canada, 1960.
Visiting professor philosophy of education University of California at Los Angeles, 1963. Visiting professor postgraduate studies National University Mexico, Mexico City, 1981. Fulbright professor philosophy of education Federal University Rio de Janeiro, 1981.
Visiting professor University Warsaw, University Zagreb, Croatia, Hungarian Academy of Sciences Institute Sociology, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, 1984. Research coordinator institute child development and family life Ohio State University, 1960—1961, co-director educational theory center, 1962—1966, co-director social studies curriculum center, 1963—1966. Director educational inquiry methodology program Indiana University, 1973—1976, director graduate studies in history philosophical and comparative studies of education, 1976—1978, director national science foundation project, 1979, director graduate studies in philosophy of education, 1981—1990.
Director overseas study program Hangzhou University, China, 1988. Presenter in field.
Married George S. Maccia, February 10, 1947.