Bachelor, College Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cincinnati, 1967. Master in Christian spirituality, Creighton University, Omaha, 1985.
Professor chemistry College Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati, 1969-1978. Matthew Vassar Junior chair Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1978-1996.
Member American Chemical Society, Sisters of Charity, Sigma Xi. National Association for Advancement of Psychoanalysis.