Bachelor of Science, Temple University, 1963; Master of Arts, Temple University, 1966; Doctor of Philosophy, University South Carolina., 1974.
Assistant to provost, University of Southern California, Columbia, 1973-1974; assistant to president, University of Southern California, Columbia, 1974-1977; director music, university archivist, director music management programs, University of Southern California, Columbia, 1975-1982; executive director, Kansas City Museum, Missouri, 1982-1986; president, New Jersey History Society, Newark, 1986-1988; president, Chief Executive Officer, Milwaukee Public Museum, 1988-1994; president, Chief Executive Officer, Museum Discovery and Science, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, since 1997.
Board directors, president Westown Association, 1988-1992. Member Leadership Florida, since 1997. Member ASTC, American Assn Museum (accrediting committee since 1982), Association Science Museum Directors, Natural History Museums 2000.
Married Ann Adair Gould, February 14, 1970. 1 son, David Joshua.