Bachelor of Science, Nicholls State University, 1970; Master of Science, Louisiana State University, 1974; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Illinois, 1978.
Graduate assistant, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1970-1971; graduate assistant, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1973-1974; graduate assistant, University of Illinois, Champaign, 1974-1977; assistant plant physiologist, Mississippi State University, Stoneville, 1978-1980; research agronomist, USDA-Agricultural Research Svc.- Sugarcane Research Unit, Houma, Louisiana, since 1980. Adjunct professor Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, since 1988. Instructor Nicholls StateU., Thibodaux, Louisiana, since 1990.
Board of directors Bayou Black Home Association, Houma, Louisiana, since 1992, Nicholls State University Ag Alumni. With United States Army, 1971-1972. Member Weed Science Society American, Southern Weed Science Society, American Society Sugar Cane Technology (president Louisiana division 1994), International Society Sugar Cane Technology.
Married Joyce Anne Aysenne, Jan.27, 1973. Children: Angela Anne, Stacy Lynne, Eric Paul.