Student, University Florence, Italy, 1978-1979; Bachelor, Rutgers University, 1980; certified, Georgetown University, 1987.
Junior credit analyst Irving Trust Company, New York City, 1980-1984. Legal assistant Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, Washington, 1988. Interpreter Chestnut Lodge Hospital, Rockville, Maryland, 1992.
Editorial consultant The World Bank, Washington, 1991-1994. Editorial consultant National Academy of Sciences, 1990, 92. Council on Social Work Education, Alexandria, Virginia, 1993.
Bibliographer American Association of Museum, Washington, 1992. Member Washington Indiana Writers (executive board directors since 1992), American Translators Association, PhiSigma Iota.