Bachelor of Science in Anthropology, Central Washington University. Master of Arts in Anthropology, Western Washington University, 1992.
Professor assistant Central Washington University, Ellensburg, Washington, 1987—1990, Western Washington University, Bellingham, 1990—1992. Juvenile detention counselor King County, Seattle, 1994—1995. Social worker Child Protection Services, Yakime, 1995—1996.
Court case load manager Kittias County, Ellensburg, 1996—2001. Teacher Cashmere E. Wenatchee, 2001—2003. Professor anthropology Wenatchee Valley College, since 2003.
Volunteer Youth Services of Kittitas County, Ellensburg, Washington, 1988—1990, board directors, Washington, 1995—2001. Adjunct faculty Wenatchee Valley College, since 2003.
President and board member Temple Shalom, 1998—2001. Member of Leavenworth Coffee House (board member housing coordinator since 2002).
Son of Jack H and Frieda B Taub. Married Amanda Harriett Stephenson, June 24, 1995.