Assistant professor psychology, U. North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1971-1976, associate professor, 1976-1982, professor, 1982, chair department, 1993. National Institute of Mental Health fellow, 1967-1968. Fulbright fellow, 1970-1971.
National Research Council fellow, 1982-1983.
Assistant professor psychology University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1971-1976, associate professor, 1976-1982, professor psychology, 1982—2009, chair Department Psychology, 1993—1998, senior associate dean undergraduate education, 1999—2001, dean College Arts and Sciences, 2004—2006, executive vice chancellor, provost, 2006—2009. Chancellor University Kansas, since 2009.
Fellow American Psychological Association. Member Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Shade Keys Little, November 21, 1971. Children: Maura, Mark.