Bachelor in Psychology, University of California at Los Angeles, 1961; Master of Arts in English Literature, San Francisco State University, 1963; Master of Arts in Film, San Francisco State University, 1975.
Member graduate faculty media studies, New School for Social Research, New York City, since 1994. Member documentary jury Sundance Film Festival, Park City, Utah, 1994. President jury The Yamagata International Experimental Film Festival, Japan, 1995.
Member Association Indiana Film/Video New York City (board directors since 1990, advocacy chair 1990-1995, 98—).