Bachelor, University Oklahoma, 1964. Master of Science, Georgetown University, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Georgetown University, 1977.
Secretary, United States Senate, Washington, 1967-1971; president, Concepts Unlimited, Burke, Virginia, since 1973.
Member American Civil Liberties Union, American Association of University Women, National Organization for Women, American Translators Association, Greenpeace, Emily's List.
Married Joel Martin Schnur, November 20, 1971. 1 child, Tatiana Tamara.