Associate of Arts, Cazenovia College, New York, 1957. Doctor of Education (honorary), Cazenovia College, New York, 2005. Bachelor, Rockford College, 1959.
Master of Arts, Rockford College, 1963. Master of Education, Columbia University, 1988. Doctor of Education, Columbia University, 1992.
Master Pedagogy (honorary), Mercy College, 1998.
Education coordinator Head Start, Chicago, 1965-1969, Westchester County, New York, 1969-1977. Associate dean graduate program Long Island University, Dobbs Ferry, 1976-1982. Assistant professor Mercy College, 1982-1992, associate professor, associate chair social science division, 1992—2002, co-chair, social science division, since 2003, dean school social & behavioral science, since 2008.
Senior education advisory Revitalization of Iraq, School and Stabilization of Education (R.I.S.E.) United States State Department, Baghdad, 2003—2004. Advisory Iraqi Minister of Education, Strategic Planning for Future of Teacher Training in Iraq, 2004. Teacher trainer Creative Associate International, Iraq, 2003—2004.
Consultant United States State Department Middle East Education Project Initiative, Oman, 2005. Technical trainer Creative Association International, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Amman, 2005. Adjunct professor Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, 1970-1976.
Guest lecturer The University Baghdad (Iraq), 1981-1984, Rock Valley College, Rockford, Illinois, 2003. Campus coordinator Woodrow Wilson fellows program Mercy College, 1990-1997. Group dynamics leader NAIM Foundation Workshop, Washington, 1992-1993.
Guest psychologist Mental Health Hour Arabnet radio, Washington, 1994-1995. Psychologist, admissions committee University Poznan (Poland) Medical School, since 1994. Commentator on Arab film, City University of New York television, 1998, commentator on overthrow of Saddam Hussein, Phil Donahue television show, 2003.
Education evaluator for Sultan of Oman, Creative Association International, 2005.
Member Arab-American Anti-Defamation League, Washington, since 1987. Member Psi Chi, Delta Pi.
Married John William Culhane, August 27, 1960. Children: Michael Noel, T.H.