Bachelor, Queens College, 1967; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania, 1973.
Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1972; research associate, Society for Research in Child Development, Washington, 1976-1989; assistant professor, Gloucester County College, Sewell, New Jersey, 1972-1974; liaison officer, Society for Research in Child Development, Washington, 1979-1981; freelance writer, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, since 1989.
Chairman Soviet Jewry committee Jewish Community Relations Council, Cherry Hill, 1987-1989. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Psychological Society.
Married Ronald Howard Fischer, September 24, 1967. Children: Theodore, Rebecca.