Bachelor, University Southern Mississippi, 1966. Master of Social Work, Tulane University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Denver.
Psychiatric social worker DePaul Mental Health Center, New Orleans, 1968-1969. School social worker Orleans Parish School Board, 1969-1970. Social worker Home of Holy Infancy, Austin, Texas, 1970-1972.
Senior psychiatr. social worker Indian Rivers Mental Health Center, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1973-1975. Professor school social work University Alabama, since 1975, chair Bachelor of Social Work program, 1982-1988, associate dean, since 1998. Member commission on education policy Council on Social Work Education, Washington, since 1988, board directors, 1993-1996, 2000-2003.
Consultant Family Counseling Service, Tuscaloosa, 1980-1982, Tuscaloosa City School System, 1979.
President board directors Big Brothers/Big Sisters Tuscaloosa County, 1983-1986. Vice president board directors Parents Anonymous, Tuscaloosa, 1981-1983. Board directors Turning Point-Domestic Violence Prevention Agency.
Member National Association of Social Workers, Academy Certified Social Workers, Council on Social Work Education.
Children: Jeanne-Marie Sidonie, Leslie Elise.