Master of Arts Law Librarianship, University Washington, Seattle, 1970.
Assistant library Frank Bennett High School, Rosedale, Minnesota, 1965—1967, Interlake High School, Bellevue, Washington, 1967—1969, French teacher, 1967—1969, St. Bernard Parish School, Chalmette, Louisiana, 1975—1984, assistant library, 1975—1984. Media specialist St. Martin's Episcopal School, Metairie, 1984—1987. Circulator Loyola University College Law, New Orleans, 1987—2001, reference library, 1990—2001, foreign international law library, since 2001.
Member of New Orleans Association Law Libraries (secretary 1988-1989, president 2005-2006), Southeastern Association Law Libraries (chair, membership communications 1998-1999), International Associate Law Libraries, American Association Law Libraries (chair, FCIL schaffer grant communications 2003-2005).
Children: Andrea Leigh Burgess, Michael Paul.