Bachelor, Northwestern University, 1965. Master of Arts, University California, Berkeley, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Berkeley, 1979.
Teacher Helen Bush Parkside School, Seattle, 1965-1966, Taipei (Taiwan) Language Institute, 1967-1968. Acting instructor University California, Berkeley, 1972-1978, teaching fellow, 1979, lecturer, 1979-1984, St. Mary's College, Moraga, California, 1982-1985. Private practice Orinda, 1985-1990, 97—.
Senior research associate Center for Economic Conversion, 1990-1996. Member Contra Costa County Conflict Resolution Panels, California, 1987-1990. Affiliate Support Center/CTD, San Francisco, 1987-1990.
Delegate United Nations Conference on Economic Conversion, Moscow, 1990. Co-founder "The Who's Counting?" Project, 1996. Founder The Metaphor Project, 1997.
Member Bay Area Global Tomorrow Committee, 1986. Co-founder Peace Economy Working Group, 1988. Co-founder Peace Economy Campaign, 1988.
Member Peace Action National Strategy Committee, 1989-1995, co-chair strategy committee, 1992-1993. Conference co-chairman National Sane/Freeze Congress, 1989-1990, representative national board advisors National Peace Action, Washington, 1989-1995. Member board advisors Peace and Environmental Project, San Francisco, 1986-1988.
Chairman Northern California Sane Freeze, San Francisco, 1985-1989. Co-convenor The Natural Step Open Space Committee Conference, San Francisco, 1997. Member Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Oliver Swigert, 1957 (divorced 1972). Children: Silvia, David Mack. Married Richard Devon Strong, 1977 (divorced 1982).