Dr. Bauman is retired from the University of Scranton. She is a faculty emeritus in the education department at the University of Scranton. She has a PhD in Special Education from Temple University. She worked at Scranton for 15 years and achieved the rank of Associate Professor.She revised the existing masters in special education at the University. Before she taught at the university level she evaluated children birth to three for eligibility for early intervention and worked as a family counselor for families with children with disabilities.