Bachelor of Science, University Michigan, 1979. Master of Science, Center Missouri State University, Warrensburg, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, North Carolina State University, 1985.
Postdoctoral fellow Monell Chemical Senses Center University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1985-1987. Lecturer department biology Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1987-1989. Assistant professor department biology University North Carolina, Greensboro, since 1989, director Microtine Research Center.
Member American Society Mammalogists, Animal Behavior Society, North Carolina Academy of Sciences, Association Chemoreception Sciences, Sigma Xi.
Married Linda Kaye Hause, August 22, 1981. Children: Mara Elizabeth, Emma Cathryn.