Student, University of Michigan, 1959-1962; Bachelor, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., 1970; Master of Arts, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., 1974.
Legislation assistant, United States Senate, Washington, 1962-1964; instructor, reseach associate geoscience, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., College Station, 1970-1982; coordinator international student services, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., College Station, since 1982; instructor, Blinn College, College Station, since 1982.
Precinct chair Democratic Party, Brazos County, Texas, since 1978. Vice-chairman Planning and Zoning Commission, College Station, 1976-1979. Chairman Zoning Board Adjustments, College Station, 1980-1984.
Member Southwest Social Science Association, Association University Dirs. International Agricultural Programs (board directors 1985-1987).
Married Dock D. Burke Junior, November 30, 1963 (divorced April 1976). Children: Jennifer, Jonathan. Married Earl Ferguson Cook, August 9, 1981 (deceased October 1983).