Bachelor, Loras College, 1960. Master of International Affairs, Johns Hopkins University, 1967. Master of Public Administration, Harvard University, 1978.
Commercial attache American Embassy, Singapore, 1974-1977. Consul American Consulate, Cape Town, South Africa, 1978-1980. Economic officer American Embassy, South Africa, 1980-1981, economic counselor Wellington, New Zealand, 1981-1984.
Visiting professor United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, 1984-1986. Consul-general American Consulate-General, Chiangmai, Thailand, 1986-1989. Visiting professor United States Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, 1989-1992, United States Army War College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1992-1993.
Economic counselor American Embassy, Caracas, Venezuela, 1993-1996. Department State advisor Air University, Montgomery, Alabama, 1996-1997. Visiting professor Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin, 2001-2002.
Adjunct professor Providence College. President Foreign Affairs Retires North-East.
Member Naval War College Foundation, Society Historians of America Foreign Rels Board, Scandinavian Home and Verdandi Swedish Chorus.
Married Marianne Collins, October 19, 1972. Children: Ingrid, Theodore.