Master of Arts, Brooklyn College, 1939. Diploma in education of deaf, Columbia University, 1939. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1962.
Scientist, Bell Telephone laboratories, 1943-1946;
member of faculty, Eastern Michigan U., 1946-1948;
Adjunct Professor, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1948-1970;
director communication clinics, Rehabilitation Institute Metropolitan Detroit, 1955-1959;
director programs deaf and aphasic, Detroit Board Education, 1959-1970;
professor, chairman communication disorders, San Diego State University, 1970-1980;
acting dean, College Human Superior vena cava syndrome, 1980-1983;
professor emerita, San Diego State University, since 1983. Member National Advisory Committee on Deaf, 1965-1972, chairman, 1970-1972. Member National Advisory Committee on Handicapped, 1972-1973.
Advisory, review panels Bureau Educationally Handicapped, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1963-1983.
Chair quality of life board City of San Diego, 1978-1992. Fellow American Speech and Hearing Association. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, A.G. Bell Association (director 1964-1968, chairman edition board 1966-1975), California Speech and Hearing Association, Phi Kappa Phi.
Married George A. Kopp, 1948 (deceased 1968). Married Kurt Friedrich, 1972 (deceased 1996).