Bachelor, Swarthmore College, 1959. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1966.
Master of Business Administration, University California, Berkeley, 1981.
Visiting lectr, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1962, 64; visiting lectr, University of California, Berkeley, 1966-1967; visiting lectr, University of California, Davis, 1967-1968; assistant professor, Mills College, Oakland, California, 1968-1976; visiting associate professor, Stanford (California) U. Co-director Limestone Sculpture Provenance Project, since 1995.
Member National Coalition of Indiana Scholars (editor 1986-1993), Institute for History Study (president 1985-1987, since 1995).
Married David Herndon Wright, July 14, 1967. 1 child, Elizabeth.