Bachelor, Oklahoma City University, 1963. Master of Arts, Stephen F. Austin State College, Nacogdoches, Texas, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, University Florida, 1972.
Instructor Mercer University, Macon, Georgia, 1964-1966. Professor Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee, since 1968. Chairman committee Tennessee Consortium Theatre Education Theatre Consultant, since 1988.
Chairman planning Southeast Theatre Conference, North Carolina, 1987-1989. Producer Center Stage, Clarksville, Tennessee, since 1987, director Associated Press Playhouse, Clarksville, since 1968. Chairman creative arts advisory council Austin Peay State, since 1987, member teacher education council, 1990, member academy council, 1986-1989.
Member Visiting Speakers and Artists Commission, Clarksville, Tennessee, 1990. Member Southeast Theatre Association, Tennessee Theatre Association (Distinguished Service award 1987), Tennessee Consortium for Theatre Education, Omicron Delta Kappa, Pi Kappa Delta, Delta Sigma Rho, Alpha Psi Omega.
Married Inga Anna Naslund, January 25, 1964. Children: Anna Maria, Joseph Semone.