Bachelor, University New Mexico, 1966. Master of Arts, University New Mexico, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1973.
Instructor University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1968-1973. Assistant provost State University of New York, Buffalo, 1973-1975, assistant to executive vice president, 1975-1980, assistant international programs, 1976-1983, assistant to president, 1980-1983. Director academy liaison Council International Exchange Scholars, Washington, 1984-1990.
Director programs Santa Fe Community Foundation, 1995—1998. Executive director New Mexico Association Grant Makers, 2003—2007.
Board directors Museum New Mexico Foundation, since 2000, Council on International Relations, Santa Fe, 1991-1995, Santa Fe Community Foundation, 1993-1995, Santa Fe Pro Musica, 1994-1900, New Mexico Endowment for Humanities, 1994-1998, Women's Health Services, since 2002, Institute Collaborative Change, since 2005.
Married Ira S. Cohen, June 16, 1984 (deceased December 1992).