Zoologist. Born– January 27, 1943, Bloomingburg, N.Y. Married– Donald Wayne Linzey, June 2, 1963. Children– Two. Education– Cornell University, B.S., 1964, M.S., 1965. ; Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Ph. D., 1981. Laboratory instructor and research associate, Cornell University; collaborator, National Park Service, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, 1963-1970; research associate, University of South Alabama, 1968-. Taught at Roanoke College, 1981-82; at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1982-2004 (Deputy provost, 2002-2004).  Ford fellow, 1965. Member of Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Research Program of the Fulbright Association. Member– American Society of Mammalogists. Awarded emeritus status on her retirement in 2004.  Received the Hartley HT Jackson Award from the American Society of Mammalogists in 2016.


American Men and Women of Science, 1976.


Patterns of Coexistence in Microtus pennsylvanicus and Synaptimus cooperi. Blacksburg, Va.; Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1981.


Alabama Wildlife; Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Mammals. Mobile, Ala.; s.n., 1972.

Comparative Gross Morphology of Male Accessory Glands Among Neotropical Nuridae (Mammalia; rodentia) with Comments on Systemic Implications. Ann Arbor; University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, 1981.

Comparative Morphology of spermatozoa of the rodent genus Peromyscus (Muridae)>  New York:  America Museum of Natural History, 1974.

Mammals of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Knoxville, Tenn.; University of Tennessee Press, 1971.

Snakes of Alabama.  Strode, 1979.