Bachelor of Science, University Maryland., 1954.
With, Prentice-Hall, Inc., New Jersey, 1957-1976;
executive editor, assistant vice president, Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1972-1976;
president, D. Van Nostrand Company, division Litton Ednl. Public, Inc. (publications college textbooks), New York City, 1976-1981;
vice president, Lynne Palmer Executive Recruitment, Inc., New York City, 1981-1983;
vice president, editorial director, Warner Bros. Saunders Medical Publications, Philadelphia, 1983-1985;
executive editor, Columbia University Press, New York City, 1985-1998;
retired, Columbia University Press, New York City, since 1998.
Consultant Columbia University Earth Institute.
Teacher Tai Chi Chuan, Rockland County, New York, since 1999, State University of New York-Rockland Community College, 2000-2001, Ramapo, Clarkstown and Nyack Senior centers, Fountainview Senior Residence, Pomona YM/YWHA. Served as 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1954-1957. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute Biological Sciences, American Geophysical Union, Society Vertebrate Paleontology, International Association Landscape Ecology, Society Conservation Biology, Nyack Tai Chi Academy (Black Sash Fourth degree 2008. Certified teacher 2007), Shukokai World Karate Union (Brown Belt), Delta Sigma Pi.
Married Alice Marie Smith, June 12, 1953. Children: Craig Edward, Susan Elizabeth, Douglas Paul, Leslie Jean.