Bachelor, Johns Hopkins University. Master of Arts, John Hopkins University.
Deputy executive secretary National Security Council, Washington. Deputy chief of mission United States Embassy, Riga, Latvia, 2000—2003. United States ambassador to Turkmenistan United States Department State, Ashgabat, 2003—2006, United States ambassador to Tajikistan Dushanbe, 2006—2009.
Married Lars Anders Johansson. 1 stepchild Emmelie Johansson.