Bachelor, University California, Los Angeles, 1975; Certified in English as Second Language, University California, Los Angeles, 1977; Master of Arts, University California, Los Angeles, 1978; Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Los Angeles, 1998.
Teacher Los Angeles (California) Unified School District, 1977—1978. Teacher English as Second Language University Community Adult School, since 1979. Writer and researcher Law Office Leo Terrel, Beverly Hills, 1991—1992.
Teacher Beverly Hills (California) Adult School, 1994—1998. Curriculum writer Los Angeles (California) Unified School District, 1998. Adjunct professor Santa Monica (California) College, 2000—2002.
Member California Council Adult Education, since 1995, Beverly Hills School Site Council, since 2005.
Member of University California Los Angeles Alumni Association.
Gwynn married to Mark Frazer Lawrence on 1 June in 1998. They have a child: Robert Eli.
Married to Mohammad Reza Sadeghian on 21 January in 1980 (division ). Children: Roya Lewis, Madalynn Rose, Hannah Kay.