Party affiliation: Democrat
Bachelor of Science, State University of New York-Potsdam, 1963. Master of Education, University Georgia, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy., State University of New York College Forestry, Syracuse, 1971, Syracuse University, 1971.
Certified sex educator American Association Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists.
- Teacher science Indian River Central School, Philadelphia, 1963-1967. Assistant professor biology State University of New York-Oswego, 1971-1974, associate professor, 1974-1985, professor, since 1985, director Laboratory for Ultrastructural Studies, since 1984.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute Biological Science, American Humanist Association, Botanical Society of America, British Mycological Society, Electron Microscopy Society of America, Mycological Society of America, National Association Biology Teachers, New York Academy of Sciences, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Xi. Club: Oswego Yacht.