Bachelor, Oberlin College, 1959. Master of Arts in Teaching., Brown University, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1970.
Tutor history Wilson College, University Bombay, 1961-1963. Graduate research historian Institute International Studies, University California, Berkeley, 1968-1969. Instructor, assistant professor Davidson College, 1969-1974.
Vice president for professional development Kansas City Regional Council for Higher Education, Kansas City, Missouri, 1974-1977. Dean College Arts and Sciences Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, New Jersey, 1977-1984. Campus executive officer Berks Campus Pennsylvania State University, Reading, since 1984.
Fulbright lecturer Nepal, 1983.
Member Nepal Studies Association (founding member), Southern Atlantic States Association for African and Asian Studies, Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education.
Married Austra Ozols, June 23, 1962. Children– Karina Alexandra, Amity Weller.