Bachelor, University Texas, Austin, 1968. Master of Arts, University Texas, Austin, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, Austin, 1975.
Professor political science Indiana University - Purdue University, Fort Wayne, since 1982. Board director International Trade and Finance Association, since 2002.
Married Brenda Jane Davis, November 26, 1993. Children: Cara Kathleen, Tessa Jane.