Bachelor with honors, University Maryland, 1963. Master of Arts, Georgetown University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Georgetown University, 1979.
Instructor, Department Political Science, U. Wyoming, Laramie, 1967-1969;
assistant professor, U. Wyoming, Laramie, 1969-1973;
associate professor, U. Wyoming, Laramie, 1973-1977;
professor, U. Wyoming, Laramie, 1977-1982;
chairman, U. Wyoming, Laramie, 1979-1982;
assistant vice president for Academy Affairs, U. Wyoming, Laramie, 1976-1977;
dean, College Arts & Sciences,, Bowling Green State University, Ohio., 1982-1987;
vice president, provost, Northern Illinois U., DeKalb, 1987-1992;
president, U. N. D., since 1992. Consultant on survey research to various agys. and political candidates, since 1967. Panel chairman Rocky Mount Social Science Convention 1973, We.
Social Science Convention, 1975, Council Colls. Arts and Sciences, 1983, 86. Guest participant study trip to Federal Republic of Germany, 1977.
Election observer Federal Republic of Germany, 1980.
Coach Laramie Soccer Association, 1978—1981. Election observer Germany, 1980. Member of Conference Group German Politics (member executive committee 1984-1987, co-editor newsletter 1985-1991), Midwest Political Science Association (chairman panel annual convention 1985, 1986), American Political Science Association 1983, Pi Sigma Alpha, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi.
Married Tobin Ratliff McGough, April 12, 1981. Children: Kraig, Kris, John, Shannon, Brian.