Student, l'Ecole du Louvre, Paris, 1951. Student with high honors, Institute Phonétique Sorbonne, Paris, 1951. Bachelor magna cum laude, Douglass College, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1952.
Postgraduate, University Detroit, 1955. Postgraduate, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1960. Postgraduate, University Akron, 1962.
Postgraduate, University Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, 1963. Postgraduate, Manhattanville College, Purchase, New York, 1971. Master of Arts in French, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1965.
Doctor of Philosophy in Modern Languages, Fordham University, Bronx, New York, 1985.
Teacher French language and culture, elementary and college levels various schools including Mother House of Religious of the Sacred Heart, Kenwood, Albany, New York, Ohio, Michigan, 1955-1966. Teacher French White Plains (New York ) Public High School, 1966-1986. Curricula creator Akron (Ohio) Public Schools, 1962-1963.
Co-director Baumel Associates, Yonkers, New York, since 1984, Concerts and Lectures with Herbert Baumel, since 1991, Words and Music Programs with Herbert Baumel, since 1991, Yonkers Public Library., 1992, Waverly Heights, Gladwyne, Pennsylvania, 1993-1995, Workmen's Circle Lodge, Sylvan Lake, New York, 1994, Thomas Paine/Huguenot History Society, New Rochelle, since 1995. Lecturer French language and culture Yonkers (New York ) Public Library., 1992, Greenburgh (New York ) Public Library., 1992. Lecturer anti-semitism City University of New York Graduate Center, since 1988, B'nai B'rith International Museum, Washington, 1st Unitarian Society, Westchester, New York, Rockland (New York ) Center for Holocaust Studies, Unitarian Church of All Souls, New York City, Temple Beth Israel, Port Washington, New York, Holocaust Resource Center and Archives, Queensborough Community College, City University of New York, 1991, Women's American Organization for Rehabilitation through Training, Midchester Jewish Center, Yonkers, 1992, 2000, Central Queens YM & Young Women’s Christian Association, New York City, 1992, 2000, Jewish Community Center, Scarsdale, New York, 2001.
Member of advisory board Mark Brent Dolinsky Memorial Foundation. Member American Association Teachers French, National Writers Union, White Plains Teacher.Assn., New York State Association Foreign Language Teachers, French Institute/Alliance Francaise, Alliance Francaise Westchester, Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Herbert Baumel, July 11, 1971.