Bachelor, University of Wisconsin, 1974; Master of Arts, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1977.
Policy analyst, Wisconsin Department Health and Human Superior vena cava syndrome, Madison, 1983-1984;
proposal developer Graduate School, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1984-1985;
research program manager Office Map History, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1985-1986;
exhibition coordinator, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1986-1991;
exhibition curator, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, since 1991;
acting director, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1991-1992. Research fellow Newberry Library., Chicago, 1991, guest curator, 1992, 93, curator Cartographic Encounters: Exhibition of Native American Maps, 1993. Consultant 1492: A Portrait in Music, U. Oklahoma, 1992, Indian American, Media Resource Associations, Washington, 1992.
Curator Maps and the Columbian Encounter Exhibition, Chicago, Milwaukee, 1992.
Director Sherman Park Redevelopment Corporation, Milwaukee, 1982-1983. Researcher Wisconsin Strategic Development Commission, Madison, 1984. Member American Association Museums.
Married Terry J. Dorr, September 14, 1974 (divorced February 1984). 1 child, Ellerton Joseph Dorr. Married Vicki Lynn Herman, May 3, 1986.
1 child, Claire Alessandra.