Bachelor, Millsaps College, 1955. Master Social Studies, University Mississippi, 1956.
Instructor, Spartanburg (South Carolina.) Junior College, 1957-1958; assistant professor, College of Ozarks, Clarksville, Arkansas, 1967-1969; instructor history, Southern Oregon College/College of Siskiyous, California, 1958-1967; associate professor sociology, Edinboro (Pennsylvania) University of Pennsylvania, since 1969; also. instructor sociology of religion course, Edinboro (Pennsylvania) University of Pennsylvania.
Member Pennsylvania Sociological Society, Association Pennsylvania Schools, Colleges and University Faculties, Fellowship of Reconciliation.
Married Dolores Stephan, July 12, 1953. Children: Barbara, Corinne, Bruce.