Bachelor in Psychology, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1978. Master of Arts in Psychology, New School for Social Research, New York City, 1982. Master of Philosophy in Psychology, City University of New York, 1985.
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, City University of New York, 1986.
Adjunct professor, various colleges, New Jersey, 1982-1988; project evaluator, Union County College, Cranford, New Jersey, 1987-1988; freelance writer/editor, Amherst, Massachusetts, since 1988; research specialist, Hampden County Employment and Training Consortium, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1989-1990; project manager, U. Massachusetts Donahue Institute, Amherst, 1990-1996; writer/researcher, owner, All Aspects Research, Amherst, since 1995. Board directors The Care Center, Holyoke, Massachusetts, Capacidad, Amherst.
Chair Amherst Democratic Town Committee, 1993-1996. Member Amherst Zoning Board of Appeals, since 1994. Elected member Amherst Democratic Town Committee, since 1990.
Board directors The Amherst Club, 1997-1998. Corporator Amherst Boys' and Girls' Club, since 1998. Member advisory board Massachusetts Citizen Planner Training Collaborative, since 1998.
Member American Psychological Association (division consulting psychology, division media psychology, division psychology of women, author Backtalk column newsletter division 35 psychology of women since 1992), Society for Psychological Study of Social Issues, American Educational Research Association, Association Women in Psychology, New York Academy of Sciences, Massachusetts Association for Women in Education (chair social policy, executive committee member, since 1994).
Daughter of Kenneth A. and Sylvia (Kaminsky) H. M. George S. Lipkowitz, July 3, 1978. Children: Adam, Joshua.