Doctor of Philosophy, University Vienna, 1969.
Curator Museum Für Völkerkunde, Vienna, 1963-1993. Associate professor University Vienna, 1980-1993. Professor University Frankfurt, Germany, since 1993.
Lecturer University Vienna, 1971, 75-80. Editor Archiv für Völkerkunde, Vienna, 1965-1994, European Review Native American Studies, Budapest, since 1987.
(Comprehensive and honest accounts of the life and culture...)
Fellow American Anthropological Association. Member American Society for Ethnohistory, Anthropologische Gesellschaft Wien (board directors 1981-1993), Deutsche Gesellscheft fur Volkerkunde (vice president since 1993).
Married Johanna Wieser, October 6, 1967 (divorced 1996). Children: Nanda, Yella. Married Sylvia S. Kasprycki, April 10, 1997.