Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Georgetown University, 1974. Master of Arts in Economics, University Pittsburgh, 1976. Master of Science Information Science, University Pittsburgh, 1986.
Doctor of Philosophy in Applied History, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1990.
Instructor Economics Pennsylvania State University, Monaca, 1976-1981. Assistant professor Computer Information Sciences Robert Morris University, Moon Township, Pennsylvania, 1981-1986, associate professor, 1986-1992, head department, since 1990, professor, since 1992. Associate Dean 1999-2007, acting dean 2005-2006, Associate provost 2008-2011. Consultant Maintenance Service Corporation, Milwaukee, since 1980, Pietrogallo, Bosick & Gordon, Pittsburgh, since 1990.
Member American Society Information Science, Decision Sciences Institute, Data Processing Management Association, M Technology Association, Explorers Club Pittsburgh.
Married Christine J. Marsek, June 4, 1977. Children: Jordan Christine, Alex Janine.