Bachelor cum laude, College New Rochelle, 1967; Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1969; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania, 1982.
Speech pathologist, Head Start Program, Mount Vernon, New York, 1969;
director speech, hearing and language services, Easton-Redding (Connecticut) Public Schools, 1969-1973;
program director project STEP, Redding (Connecticut) Public Schools, 1976-1978;
teaching fellow English language programs, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1979-1982;
assistant professor education, director educational linguistics and teaching English to speakers of other languages programs, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1982-1989;
associate professor education, chair language in education Department, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, since 1989;
Ethel G. Carruth associate professor education, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, since 1990. Consultant school districts Philadelphia, since 1984. Consultant, teacher program for foreign teaching assistants Drexel U., Philadelphia, 1984-1986.
Faculty TESOL summer institute, Barcelona, Spain, 1987.
English teacher to non-English speaking citizens, Philadelphia, since 1979. Member American Association Applied Linguistics (Executive Committee), Teachers of English toSpeakers Other Langs.
Daughter of D. and I. (Palvario) P. Married Robert J. Hamilton.