Bachelor in Art with honors, Drew U., 1975; Master of Arts in Art History, Williams College/Clark The Art Institute of Chicago, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1977; postgraduate, Rutgers University.
Graduate assistant department American decorative arts Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, 1987. Registrar The Hermitage/State of New Jersey, Hohokus, 1989. Curator Lyndhurst National Trust for History Preservation, 1990-1995.
Director Glebe House Museum and Gertrude Jekyll Garden, Woodbury, Connecticut, 1996-1997. Curator Saint-Gaudens National History Site, Cornish, New Hampshire, since 1997. Adjunct assistan professor art history Marymount College, since 1984.
Guest lecturer, guest curator Katonah Museum, Scarsdale History Society, others. Museum consultant, since 1995.
Member Victorian Society, American Association Museums.