Bachelor with cum laude, Amherst College, 1968. Master of Arts, Amherst College. Doctor of Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1973.
Assistant professor Amherst College, Massachusetts, 1972—1974. Copywriter J. Walter Thompson, Chicago, 1978—1979. Freelance writer William Morris Agency, New York City, since 1974.
Executive creative director Hammacher Schlemmer & Company, Chicago, since 1984.
Producer Brillianteen Youth Program McGaw Young Men’s Christian Association of Evanston, since 1983. Board directors Center for French Colonial Studies, Prairie du Rocher, Illinois, since 1983. Member of Chicago Association Direct Marketing.
Married Janice R. Muhr, July 25, 1982.