BA University of Texas, 1986; MA University London, 2000; PhD University of Brighton, 2010
Bureau chief Southwest Newswire, Houston, 1984-1990. Accountant executive Tichenor Media Systems, 1990-1994. Communications consultant IES, Osaka, Japan, 1994-1996.
Author, lecturer on Japan, since 1996. Exhibition co-organizer Japan Society, 2001.
Volunteer services board directors Institute International Education, Houston. Member of Clan MacPherson Association, University Texas Ex-Students Association (London), Japan Society (London) (chairman arts committee 2002-2003), Oriental Ceramic Society (London), American Women's Club (co-chairman arts and antiques committee 2002-2003).