Bachelor, Northeastern Illinois University, 1992. Master of Arts, Loyola University, Chicago, 1997.
Draftsman Alpha Omega Plastics, Elk Grove Village, Illinois, 1986-1988. Manager Thunderbar and Grill, Chicago, 1988-1990. Bartender Fireside Restaurant, 1990-1993.
Foreman Wilson Electric, Tucson, 1993-1994. President Stat Electric, Inc., Chicago, 1994-1998. Instructor political science Columbia College, 1997-1998.
Instructor philosophy South Suburban College, South Holland, Illinois, 1997-1998. Assistant professor Montgomery College, Rockville, Maryland, since 1998. Conference participant in field.
Member American Philosophical Association, American Political Science Association.
Married Trisha Edwards, October 12, 1990. 1 child, Juliet.