Bachelor of Science in Art, University Wisconsin, 1977. Master of Fine Arts, University Wisconsin, 1979. Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, University Wisconsin, 1981.
Master of Arts in Art History, University Wisconsin, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy in Art History, University California, Santa Barbara, 2006.
Assistant art library Indiana University, Bloomington, 1982-1984. Art library University California, Santa Barbara, 1984-1988, head Arts Library., 1988-1999. Art library University Wisconsin, Madison, since 1999.
Member Art Libraries Society North America (secretary 1983-1984, vice president 1989, president 1990), Beta Phi Museum.
Daughter of Emil Walter and Donna Marie (Harbutt) K. m. Jerome Dennis Reif, December 31, 1988.