Bachelor, Principia College, Elsah, Illinois, 1960. Master of Arts, Middlebury College, Vermont, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University Arizona, 1974.
Professor Spanish, Principia College, 1960-1988; dean of faculty, Principia College, 1975-1978; director adult education, summer, Principia College, 1980-1984; associate professor Spanish, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, since 1988; acting department chairman Spanish and classical languages, summer 1990; director study in Mexico program, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, since 1991. Translator Joint Publication Research Svc., 1985-1988. Reviewer Holt, Rinehart, Winston, Harper Collins, since 1991.
Board of directors River Bend United Way, Alton, Illinois, 1978-1988. Trustee Elsah Village Board, 1979-1988. Member American Council Teachers Foreign Langs.
(oral proficiency training award 1985), American Association Teachers Spanish and Portuguese (president Western Pennsylvania chapter 1989-1991), Rotary (president Jerseyville, Illinois 1986-1987).
Children: Kristen, Kimberly, Greg.