AB, Colorado State College, 1961. AM, Colorado State College, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oregon, 1973.
Teacher English and drama, Arvada (Colorado) Senior High, 1961-1964; instructor speech, Colorado State College, Greeley, Colorado, 1964-1965; assistant professor humanities, Oregon College Education, Monmouth, Oregon, 1965-1969; from assistant professor to professor theatre, Benedictine College, Atchison, Kansas, since 1971. Consultant in field.
Board of directors United Way, Atchison, 1982-1984. Youth exchange officer Rotary International, 1984-1989. Member Atchison Rotary (vice president 1990-1991, president 1991-1992, 96-).
Married Sandra L. Engstrom, July 6, 1958. Children: Marc D., Megan L.