Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Athens University, 1957. Master of Science in Food Science, Oregon State University, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy in Food Science, Biochemistry, Oregon State University, 1963.
Postdoctoral fellow Michigan State University, E. Lansing, 1964-1965. Fellow Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1965-1966. Biochemist Long Island Jewish Hospital, New York City, 1966-1970.
Research collaborator Brookhaven (New York ) National Laboratory, 1967-1969. Acting president, dean City University of New York, Hostos Community College, Bronx, 1970-1977. Chemist Veterans Administration Hospital, Brooklyn, 1970-1973.
Adjunct professor Nutrition Department New York University, New York City, 1978-1999. Vice president Queens College, City University of New York, Flushing, 1986-1996. Interim provost, vice president Hunter College, New York City, 1996—2000, interim president, 2000—2001.
Provost and senior vice president Queen's College, City University of New York, since 2001. Acting president, vice president City University of New York, Borough of Manhattan Community College, 1977-1986. Title III evaluator Community College of Baltimore, 1980-1997.
Member American Institute Nutrition, Institute Food Technologists, American Chemical Society, Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine.
Married Frances C. Murray, October 21, 1967. Children: John, Alexander, Paul-Robert.