Associate of Arts, Suffolk Community College, Selden, New York, 1969. Bachelor, Dowling College, 1971. Master of Science, Commonwealth Post College, 1973.
Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1988.
English teacher, Middle Country Schools, Centereach, New York, 1972-1982; English teacher, Ralston (Nebraska) Public Schools, since 1982. Instructor public speaking Creighton U., Omaha, since 1989, Metro Community College, Omaha, since 1992. Double diamond coach National Forensic League, Ripon, Wisconsin, since 1975.
With United States Marine Corps, 1959-1963. Member National Education Association, American Theatre of Higher Education.
Married Audrey Carroll, November 14, 1964 (divorced February 1971). Children: Audrey, Charles, Carolyn.