Bachelor of Philosophy, University Bordeaux, France, 1960. Master English, University Bordeaux, France, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy in American Studies, University Bordeaux, France, 1979.
Fulbright lecturer in French, U. Colorado, Boulder, 1964-1966;
lecturer in French, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 1966-1967;
assistant professor classics and Romance languages, U. Waterloo, Canada, 1967-1970;
adjunct assistant professor American studies, State University of New York, Buffalo, since 1973;
director international student affairs, State University of New York, Buffalo, since 1978. Board directors International Institute of Buffalo, Inc., since 1993, Buffalo-Western New York Council for International Visitors, Inc. Member Buffalo Council on World Affairs.
Member State University of New York Council on International Students and Scholars. Lecturer in French on Afro-American literature and American higher education United States Information Agency, Morocco and Burundi, 1989, Zaire, Gabon and Tunisia, 1986, by invitation Martinique, since 1990, France, since 1990. State University of New York representative to Senegal, Cameroon, Gabon and France, 1985.
Guest Ministry Education, Taiwan, 1985.
Executive director New York State Citizens' Committee for Bicentennial of the French Revolution, 1989. Member Modern Language Association, American Studies Association, Society for Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States, Canada Association for American Studies, Association Française d'Etudes Américaines, National Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research, Association Student Personnel Administrators, College Student Personnel Association New York State, Inc., National Association for Foreign Student Advisers Association International Educators (chair Special Interest Group on the Francophone World since 1992), Buffalo-Lille Association, Inc. (President since 1989), Rotary (ex-officio member international services committee).
Children: Anne-Marie Christine Antoinette, Emilie Sarah Marie.