Doctor of Philosophy, Georgia Augusta University, Goettingen, Germany, 1951.
Instructor New York University, 1953-1955. Assistant to associate professor Morgan State University, Baltimore, 1955-1967. Professor Towson (Maryland) State University, 1967-1993, professor emeritus, since 1993.
Adjunct professor Carl v. Ossietzky University, Oldenburg, Germany, since 1990. Coordinator, consultant partner universities Towson University and Carl v.
Ossietzky University, Oldenburg, since 1988.
Lance corporal Luftwaffe, 1943-1945. Member German Studies Association, American History Association, Phi Alpha Theta.
Married Marlene M. Stocker, August 23, 1952. Children: Dieter, Lauren, Heidi.