Bachelor, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, 1968; Master of Arts in Teaching, Mississippi State University, 1972; Doctor of Arts, Idaho State University, 1974.
Actor Lancaster County Artists Productions, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1964-1965. News correspondent Lancaster Newspapers Inc., 1965-1968. Assistant professor of social science Mount Empire Community College, Big Stone Gap, Virginia, 1974-1978.
Director alumni affairs Millersville University of Pennsylvania, 1978-1984. Assistant professor of human services administration Springfield (Massachusetts) College, 1984-1988. Assistant professor political science North Carolina Central University, Durham, 1988-2000.
President, primary associate ADVANCE Education and Development Institute, since 1986. Director fund development HARB-ADULT, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 2000—2001. Director development West Fallowfield Christian School, Atglen, since 2001.
Board directors North Carolina Marriage and Family Therapy Certification Board, Raleigh, 1992-1994, National Society of Fundraising Executives, Washington, 1983-1984, North Carolina Society for International Development (vice president since 1993), Hampden County Woman's Center, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1987-1988.
Associate supervisor Soil and Water Conservation District, Durham, 1992-1994, supervisor, since 1994. Councilman Marietta (Pennsylvania) Borough Council, 1982-1984. At-large representative to Durham County Republican executive committee, since 1992.
Lieutenant colonel United States Army Reserve, since 1969. Member Southern Political Science Association, North Carolina Political Science Association, Pennsylvania German Society, Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Sigma Alpha.
Married Tjuana Taylor Shaw, May 8, 1989.