Bachelor with 1st class honors, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1966. Master of Arts, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University London, 1977.
Instructor department history St. Andrew's Presbyterian College, Laurinburg, North Carolina, 1970-1971, Hiram (Ohio) College, 1973-1975. Director, lecturer pilot program University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1975-1978, director law club, 1978-1979, associate director honors program College Literature Science and the Arts, 1979-1984. Director women's studies program, associate professor history Denison University, Granville, Ohio, 1984-1989.
Director university honors program, associate professor history University Toledo, 1989-1992. Professor department history and philosophy Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, since 1989, head department history and philosophy, 1992-1997, director women's studies program, 2000—2002, interim associate dean College Arts & Sciences, 2002—2004. Dean University Illinois Springfield, College Liberal Arts and Sciences, 2004—2009, dean emeritus, since 2009.
Advisory board Project on Equal Educational Rights, Michigan, 1978—1982.
Member Ford Lake Advisory Commission, Ypsilanti, Michigan, 1996—2004, chair, 1998—2001, secretary, 2001—2002. Vice-chair Water Conservation Commission, since 2010. Member of National Organization of Women (chair Michigan European Research Area task force 1978-1980, president Michigan conference 1980-1982), Phi Kappa Phi (honorary).
Married Lance Franz Morrow, August 28, 1969 (divorced October 1986).