Bachelor, University Utah, 1957. Master of Arts, University Utah, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oregon, 1966.
Instructor, assistant professor, associate professor of history, Utah State University, Logan, 1963-1970;
professor, Utah State University, Logan, 1970-1986;
director National Defense Education Act History Institute, Utah State University, Logan, 1965-1967;
director experienced teacher fellowship program, Utah State University, Logan, 1967-1970;
associate director for instrumental development, Utah State University, Logan, 1969-1974;
director honors program, Utah State University, Logan, 1974-1986;
president, Dixie College, St. George, Utah., 1986-1993;
professor of history, Dixie College, St. George, Utah., since 1993. Danforth associate, 1971-1983. Member of national advisory board History Teacher, 1976-1985.
Former member committees National Council for Social Studies. Former member task groups Social Science Education Consortium, Boulder, Colo, now member board directors. Member accrediation teams National Council for Accrediating Teacher Education.
Chairman for Logan City, United States Bicentennial, 1976. Board directors Utah Endowment for Humanities, Salt Lake City, since 1981, vice chairman, 1982-1983, chairman, 1984-1986. Member Utah History Society (board directors), Western Association for German Studies (awards committee 1981), Mormon History Association (president 1977-1978, chairman awards committee 1981-1984).
Married Elaine Reiser, December 20, 1958. Children: Scott, Elise, Nathan, Linden.