Recognized for the controversy sparked after not allowing males to enroll in her Women's Studies classes at Boston College.
She obtained her Bachelor's in English from The College of Saint Rose.
She generated much controversy for arguing that there should not be an egalitarian relationship between the sexes. She instead argued that women should govern men.
She was born in Schenectady, New York.
She once spoke out in protest against Condoleezza Rice delivering the commencement speech at Boston College.