Bachelor, University Michigan, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1972. Master of Arts, Middlebury (Vermont) College, 1962.
Assistant professor Spanish Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana, 1970-1974. Assistant professor Spanish and Portuguese University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1974-1977. Editorial director Columbia Broadcasting System International Public, Mexico City, 1977-1980.
Sponsoring editor University Texas Press, Austin, 1983-1986. Director University Utah Press, Salt Lake City, since 1986.
With United States Army, 1962-1965. Member Society for Scholarly Public.
Married Antoinette Ranoldo, October 10, 1964. Children: Stephanie, Ruth.