Student, American School Classical Studies, Athens, 1974. Student, American School Classical Studies, Athens, 1978—1979. Bachelor in Greek and Latin magna cum laude, University Minnesota, 1975.
Doctor of Philosophy in Classics, University Cincinnati, 1980.
Seymour fellow American School Classical Studies, 1978-1979, senior associate member, 2008. Assistant professor University Arkansas, 1980-1984, associate professor, 1984-1998, professor, since 1998. Director Summer Session American School Classical Studies, Athens, 1987, 95, 2006.
Director study tour in Greece Vergilian Society, 1990, Greece University Arkansas, 2000-2001, 03, 05, 07, 09. Referee Classical Journal, 1984-1988, Helios, 1984-1988, Cornell University Press, 1988-1989, 91—, Classical Outlook, 1988-1989. Panelist National Endowment of the Humanities, Washington, 1986.
Co-director, instructor gifted and talented High School students summer program State of Arkansas Department Education Grant, 1988. Managing committee American School Classical Studies Athens, since 1991.
Member American Philological Association (Excellence in Teaching Classics award 1992), American Classical League, Classical Association Middle West and South (Ovatio 1996, vice president committee promotion Latin in Arkansas 1980-1986, 91-95, chairman regional representative committee for promotion Latin, Outstanding State V.P. for 1982-1983), University Arkansas Teaching Academy, Golden Key, Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Judith Robinson, August 14, 1984. Children: Sarah Ruth, Amy Elizabeth.