Bachelor of Science, Millsaps College, 1950. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1957. Doctor in Liberal Arts (honorary), Ewha Woman's University, 1986.
Clerk, Illinois Control R.R., McComb, 1947; instructor tennis, Young Women’s Christian Association, Jackson, Mississippi, 1950; missionary, Republic of Korea, 1952-1963; church executive, Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church, New York City, 1963-1993. Visiting professor religion and society Candler School Theology, 1972-1973. Lecturer in world Christianity, Yale Division School, 1989.
Chairperson North America Coalition for Human Rights in Republic of Korea, 1975-1991. Member of advisory board Center for International Policy, 1984-1991, Global Education Associations, 1989-1991. Board directors Center Constnl.