Bachelor of Business Administration, Ohio University, 1964. Master of Business Administration, Ohio University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1971.
Finance analyst, Ford Company, Saline, Michigan, 1966-1967; systems analyst, Dow Chemical, Midland, Michigan, 1967; professor, chairman, director research, U. Rhode Island, Kingston, 1970-1981; professor, chairman finance department, Syracuse (New York) U., 1981-1986; Union National Life Insurance College professor, Louisiana State University, 1988-1998; professor, Louisiana State University, 1986-1998; chairman finance department, Louisiana State University, 1986-1994; docent, U. Vaasa, Finland, since 1995; professor, chairman, Pasant chair, Michigan State University, East Lansing, since 1998. Director South Providence Credit Union, 1977-1978.
Member American Economics Association, American Finance Association, Eastern Finance Association, European Finance Association, Southern Finance Association, Finance Management Association, New England Business and Economics Association, Multinat. Finance Society, Society Finance Studies, Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Alpha Iota Delta. M C.
Married Elizabeth Brannigan, August 30, 1986. Children: Christopher, Timothy, James, Matthew, Michael.