Bachelor of Science, Stockholm University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Pacific Western University, 1991.
Study counselor High School, Nybro, Sweden, 1973-1976. Head information office Kalmar University, Sweden, 1976-1980, program director Sweden, 1980-1988, senior lecturer Sweden, 1988-1995, professor sociology Sweden, since 1995.
Captain Swedish Army, 1962-1967. Member Tourism and Travel Research Association, Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education, European Association for Tourism and Leisure Education (executive board directors), European Leisure and Recreation Association, Rotary.