Student, University Michigan, 1948-1951; AB, University of California, 1953; Master of Arts, Colorado College, 1963; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Michigan, 1969.
Instructor humanities, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1968-1969; from lecturer to associate professor, Kirkland College, Clinton, New York, 1969-1978; associate professor, Hamilton College, Clinton, 1978-1983; adjunct associate professor, Le Moyne College College, Syracuse, New York, 1983-1985; research associate in philosophy, Oberlin (Ohio) College, since 1995. Visiting professor philosophy Oberlin College, 1989-1991, 93, 94-95, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1996.
Member American Philosophical Association, Sartre Circuit, Sartre Society North America (co-founder 1985, Executive Committee 1985-1991), Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Society for Women in Philosophy.
Married John Martin Morris, February 4, 1950. Children: William Robert, Katherine Jill.