Bachelor, Arizona State University, 1965. Master of Science, Arizona State University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Washington State University, 1972.
Reader sociology University Stirling, Scotland, since 1972. Consultant Women's Aid, British Department Environmental, Department of Health and Human Services.
Member of European Group for Study of Deviance and Social Control, Society for Study Social Problems, American Sociological Association, British Sociological Association, International Sociological Association.
Married Russell P. Dobash, June 5, 1965.