Bachelor, Johns Hopkins University, 1972. Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, 1973.
Deputy assistant United States Trade Republican for North America Affairs Office of the United States Trade Republican, Washington, 1990—1992. Minister counselor for economic affairs United States Mission to the Euorpean Union, Brussels, 1992—1996, United States Embassy, London, 1996—2000. Principal department assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs Department of State, Washington, 2000—2004, United States ambassador to Greece, 2004—2007.