Bachelor of Science in Education cum laude, Center Missouri State University, 1973. Master of Arts, Purdue University, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, University Nebraska, 1988.
Teacher, Logan Junior High School, Topeka, 1974-1982; graduate teaching assistant, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1982-1984; assistant director, Center for Economics Education, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1984-1987; instructor, College St. Mary's, Lincoln, 1986-1987; associate director, Center for Economics Education, Columbia, Missouri, 1987-1988; assistant professor department economics, U. Missouri, Columbia, 1987-1990; president, Missouri Council on Economics Education, Columbia, since 1989. Academic coordinator Davenport Journalist Program, Columbia, 1987-1990. Consultant National Economics Education Database, Lincoln, 1986-1990.
Member American Economics Association, National Association Economics Educators, Omicron Delta Epsilon.
Married Jerry Wayne Hallows, October 19, 1968 (deceased June 1981). Children: Heather, Heidi.