B.A., Emmanuel College, Boston, Massachusetts (English and Sociology)
M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Sociology)
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin (Sociology)

Professional Employment

  • Instructor, University of Texas; Randolph Air Force Base (Seguin, Texas); and Texas Lutheran College, 1968-1973
  • Assistant Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1974-1975
  • Assistant Professor, University of Baltimore, 1975-1980
  • Associate Professor, University of Baltimore, 1980-1987
  • Graduate Program Director, Department of Sociology, University of Baltimore, 1981-1983
  • Chair, Department of Sociology, University of Baltimore, 1983-1986
  • Visiting Professor, University of Delaware, Department of Sociology, Department of Individual and Family Studies, College of Urban Affairs and Public Policy, 1986-1987
  • Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Baltimore, 1987-2008
  • Professor Emerita, University of Baltimore, 2008
  • Teaching and Research Interests

    Research Methods, Racial and Ethnic Relations, Marriage and the Family, Social Policy and Policy Evaluation, Gender Roles, Gerontology, Social Problems, Deviance, Criminology