Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1973.
Professor Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1973-1975. Translator, since 1977. Visiting professor Boston University, 1989.
Affiliate Center for European Studies, Harvard University, since 1991. Speaker translation seminar Boston University, 1990, City University of New York, 1990.
Married Stephanie Engel, November 17, 1982. Children: Ethan, Zachary.