Bachelor of Science in Zoology, Kansas State University, 1963. Master of Science in Biology, Emporia State University, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, Wayne State University, 1970.
Postgraduate in Human Biology, American Medical Association Convention, Chicago, 1977.
Laboratory teaching assistant Emporia State University, 1964, Wayne State University, 1965—1968, instructor in zoology, 1967—1968. Instructor in cell physiology University Michigan, 1969. Assistant professor biology Daemen College (formerly Rosary Hill College), 1970—1974, associate professor, 1974—1980, professor, since 1980.
Member faculty Erie Community College, 1970—1980, Attica Consortium, 1976—1983. Research affiliate department experimental therapeutics Roswell Park Memorial Institute, since 1978.
Married Johanna Diakiw Pleshkewych. Children: Mark, Sonya, Alexander.