Bachelor, University London, 1985. Master of Arts, Pennsylvania State University, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 1997.
Intern Jean Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 1991-1992. Education coordinator Los Angeles Cultural Affairs, 1993-1995. Professor University Houston, since 1997.
Consultant Museum Fine Arts, Houston, since 1997.
Member National Art Education Association, National Women's Caucus (museum liaison since 1996), American Association Museum, Museum Education Roundtable.
Married Daniel Enrique Tapia, June 11, 1999.