Bachelor in Psychology, Newcomb College, 1981. Master of Education, Tulane University, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Psychology, Indiana University, 1990.
Research associate Louisiana State University, New Orleans, 1989-1990. Assistant professor women's studies program University South Florida, since 1990.
Director Third World Women's Forum, Bloomington, Indiana, 1984-1985. Member American Psychological Association (associate), Society for Study of Social Psychological Issues.
1 child, Iya-Alice L. Vaz-Kale.