Bachelor, University Pittsburgh, 1961. Master of Education, Harvard University, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1967.
Assistant professor College Militaire Royal de St. Jean, Quebec, Canada, 1967-1968. English lecturer Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968-1972. From associate professor to professor University New Hampshire, Durham, since 1972, chair faculty senate, 1995-1996, president faculty union, 1992-1993, 98-99.
Visiting professor University Hawaii, Honolulu, summer 1974, 79-80, Kobe (Japan) Shoin Women's University, 1990-1992.
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Member American Association of University Professors (national council 1993-1999), American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Civil Liberties Union, Linguistic Association American, Cognitive Science Society, Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages.
Married Elizabeth Holsinger Ginsburg, May 4, 1984. Children: John Andrew, David Daniel.