Bachelor of Arts, University Maryland., 1972; Master of Arts, University of Michigan, 1973; postgraduate, National War College, Washington, 1980.
Foreign service officer Department State, Washington, 1963, Brussels, 1965-1967, Saigon, 1968-1970. Deputy principal officer American Consulate General, Danang, Vietnam, 1973-1975. Principal officer Cebu, Philippines, 1977-1979.
Director office human rights, 1980-1983. Charge d'affaires American Embassy, Vientiane, Laos, 1983-1986. Department State Senior Seminar, 1986-1987.
Ambassador to Guyana, 1987-1990. Diplomat-in-residence Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, 1990-1991. Director office regional affairs, bureau East Asian & Pacific affairs Department State, Washington, 1991-1993.
Ambassador to Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan, 1993-1996.
Member American Foreign Service Association, Women's Civic Club.