Bachelor in Geography, Cambridge University, England, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, Cambridge University, England, 1959. Doctor of Dental Surgery (honorary), Birmingham University, England, 1991.
Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Lund University, Sweden, 1992. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Sheffield University, 1995. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Newcastle University, 1995.
Doctor of Engineering (honorary), Technology University Nova Scotia, Canada, 1996. Doctor of Arts (honorary), Oxford Brookes University, 1997. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Reading University, 1999.
Doctor of Science (honorary), University West England, 2000. Doctor of Science, University Loughborough, 2005. Doctor Laws, University Manchester, 2001.
Doctor of Letters (honorary), Herriot Watt University, 2002. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Guildhall University, London, 2002. Decision Support System (honorary), Queen Mary, University London, 2004.
Dynamics Technologies (honorary), University Greenwich, 2004. Doctor of Science (honorary), Loughborough University, 2005.
Lecturer Birkbeck College, University London, 1957-1965. Reader London School of Economics, 1966-1967. Professor University Reading, England, 1968-1989, chairman England, 1971-1977, dean faculty urban and regional studies England, 1975-1978, board management England, 1983-1986, professor emeritus England, since 1989.
Professor department city and regional planning University California, Berkeley, 1980-1992, associate director Institute Urban and Regional Development, 1980-1988, director, 1989-1992, professor emeritus, since 1993. Professor planning Bartlett School Planning University College London, London, since 1992, director school public policy, 1996—1997. Special advisor Department of Environment, London, 1991—1994.
Member Urban Task Force, 1998—1999. Director Institute of Community Studies, 2001—2004. Chair Reblackpool, 2004—2008.
Board trustees Spoleto Festival, Charleston, South Carolina., since 1997, Coker College, Hartsville, South Carolina. Board directors Bardaven theatre, Poughkeepsie, 1985-1992. National board for women in medicine Medical College Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, since 1995.
Fund raiser Democratic Nominess for Dutchess County. Member Author League, Sandanona Beagles, Millbrook Hounds, Century Club, Millbrook Golf and Tennis Club (board directors 1989-1993), Cosmopolitan Club (seminar committee since 1990).
Married William Parmenter Wilson, September 6, 1964 (divorced 1971). 1 child, Eliza Wilson Ingle. Married Mortimer Waddhams Hall, December 8, 1972.
Stepchildren: Dorothy, Margaret, Mary Howland, Matthew.