Bachelor in History with honors, University Exeter, United Kingdom, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy in History, University London, 1963.
Junior lecturer modern history, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, 1963-1965; lecturer French history, U. Lancaster, United Kingdom, 1965-1975; senior lecturer in European studies, U. Lancaster, 1975-1981; senior lecturer in European studies, U. Kent, United Kingdom, 1982-1988; reader European studies, U. Kent, 1988-1992; professor European studies, U. Kent, since 1992; Jean Monnet professor, U. Kent, 1995.
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Chairman Thanington Without Civil Parish Council, United Kingdom, 1987-1991. Member University Association for Euro Studies (treasurer 1989-1993), Kent County Cricket Club.
Married Margaret Ann Blasby, September 2, 1965. Children: Hilary Jane, Joanna Clare.