Baccalaureat, Lycee Francais, 1933. Licence Lettres, Montpellier University, France, 1937. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1942.
Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1952.
Assistant professor, Columbia University, New York City, 1942-1944; assistant professor, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1944-1953; associate professor, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1953-1954; professor, Ecole Libre de Hautes Etudes, New York City, 1954-1960. Director drama productions Vassar College.
Member Society Women Geographers, Artists Equity, National Association Women Artists, American Society Contemporary Art, New York Society Women Artists (president 1981-1983), Explorers Club.
Married Joseph Murray Lubart (deceased December 1986). Children: Tibou, Andre. Married Jerome Ross, 1990.