Student, Juilliard School Music, 1955—1959. AB, Vassar College, 1959. Master of Arts in Teaching French, Vanderbilt University, 1961.
Doctor of Philosophy, OH State University, 1974.
Exchange teacher Lycée de Jeunes Filles, Reims, France, 1959—1960. French teacher Ridgewood High School, New Jersey, 1961—1966. Executive director International Center, Albany, New York, 1967—1968.
Director Master of Arts in Teaching French and Spanish School International Training, Brattleboro, 1969—1970. Internship OH State University, Columbus, 1970—1972. Instructor State University of New York, Fredonia, New York, 1975—1976.
Professor French Berea College, Kentucky, 1976—1995. Leader students abroad Experiment International Living, Brattleboro, Vermont, 1962—1968. Board director Master of Arts in Teaching program, SIT, Brattleboro, 1976—1986, Central States Foreign Language Conference, 1983—1987.
Guest lecturer University Gotenburg, Sweden, 1984, University Lund, Sweden, 1984. Consultant Virginia Department Education, 1988. Non-governmental organization conference affiliate United Nations, 2005.
Member of League of Women Voters (membership chair Berea chapter since 1986, president), American Association of University Women, Sisters of Loretto.