Bachelor, St. Olaf College, 1957. Master of Fine Arts, University Florida, 1963. Master of Arts, University Maryland, 1970.
Doctor of Philosophy, University Maryland, 1974.
Graduate assistant, U. Florida, Gainesville, 1958-1963; lecturer, Towson (Maryland.) State College, 1967; instructor, George Mason U., Fairfax, Virginia, 1972-1975; assistant professor, George Mason U., Fairfax, Virginia, 1975-1976; assistant professor, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1976-1984; assistant professor, Castleton (Vermont) State College, 1985-1986; department head, U. Evansville, Indiana, 1986-1987; associate professor, U. Evansville, Indiana, since 1985. Research consultant Smithsonian Institution, Washington, since 1975.
Fellow American School Classical Studies. Member University Evansville Senate, American Academy in Rome, Archeological Institute American, Association Ancient Historians, Society Woman Geographers.
Married George Carl Schwarz, October 23, 1967 (divorced). Children: Elyse, Christopher, Peter.