Bachelor, Hendrix College, 1976. Master of Arts, Tulane University, 1978.
Private tutor of history, New Orleans, 1979-1985. Manager, co-owner Wholesale Merchandising, 1981-1982. Faculty, lecturer The Majlis Amanah Rakyat Community College, Kuantan, Malaysia, 1985-1993.
Faculty department of history University Arkansas, Little Rock, 1994-1995, since 1998. Faculty department of liberal arts Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, 1995-1997. Faculty division general education Cossatot Technology College, DeQueen, Arkansas, 1996-1997.
Adjunct, consultant Jefferson Parish Schools, Metairie, Louisiana, 1983-1985. Consultant The Majlis Amanah Rakyat Community College, 1986-1992, special liaison, 1987, 90, organizer public seminar of the United States education and life, 1991.
Member Organisation of America Historians, Southern History Association, American History Association, CivilWar Round Table Associations, Civil War Round Table of Arkansas (president 1975, vice president 1995), International Organisation of Historians of Asia.