2002-present. As Visiting Professor of Religion and Science at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, Carol supports activities of the Zygon Center for Religion and Science. With John R. Albright, she hosts The Chicago Group, a by-invitation salon for professionals in religion or science who seek to understand the interaction of these disciplines. For 17 years members have met monthly to share and critique their work. A study group meets weekly.
1996-2002. As Regional Co-Director of the John Templeton Foundation Science and Religion Course Program, Carol and her husband, John R. Albright, organized 20 national and regional conferences in 15 states. These efforts led to more new courses and more prizes for course excellence than achieved by any other U.S. team.
1988-1997. As Executive Editor of Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science, Carol supervised clarity of content, timeliness of work, and interaction with authors of academic articles in a quarterly journal with global circulation in print and on line. The journal is now one of the ten most widely circulated in the world.
1981-1991. Recruited to write a monthly medical newsletter for SmithKline, Carol provided copy that eventually circulated by request to about 30,000 physicians. It was named Best Periodical Writing of the Year 1985 by Chicago Women in Publishing.
1961-1983. Carol completed various publication projects. Notable: she published about 200 articles in World Book Encyclopedia; edited about 20 MBA textbooks for Dow-Jones Irwin. During this period Carol also raised two sons and, from 1979 to 19982, cared for a dying husband.
1958-1961. As Director of Lutheran Campus Ministry, Oregon State University, Carol was elected to the national governing board for Lutheran Campus Ministry. She enrolled in summer courses at Lutheran schools of theology in Berkeley, CA, and Maywood, IL.
1956. B.A. American Studies, Magna Cum Laude, Augustana College (Illinois).