Doctor of Philosophy, Umeå University, 1971.
Professor psychology Uppsala University, Sweden, 1977—1995. Head, human science division Swedish National Defense Research Institute, Stockholm, 1995—1997. Professor command and control decision making Swedish National Defense College, since 1997, vice president, 1998—2004.
Fellow: Royal Swedish Academy War Sciences, Royal Swedish War Sciences, Royal Swedish Academy Letters, History & Antiquities.
Life partner Eva Cecilia Jensen, March 3, 1965. 1 child Johanna Karolina.