Bachelor in Political Science and Russian, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1981; Master of Arts in Soviet Studies, University of Virginia, 1985; Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science, Columbia University, 1987.
Researcher, assistant editor Orbis Foreign Policy Research Institute, Philadelphia, 1981-1982. Consultant Soviet affairs National Institute Public Policy, Fairfax, Virginia, 1984-1985. Consultant, lecturer World Affairs Council, Philadelphia, since 1986.
Special advisor on Slavic and East European affairs Senator Arlen Specter, Philadelphia and Washington, since 1992. President, founder Warner Institute Slavic, East European, Eurasian & Baltic Affairs, Havertown, Pennsylvania, since 1989. Adjunct professor Philadelphia College Textiles & Science, since 1986, Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey, since 1987, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, since 1987, Overbrook School for Blind, Philadelphia, since 1988, Drexel University, Philadelphia, since 1988, Philadelphia Institute, since 1989, Bucks County Community College, Newtown, Pennsylvania, since 1993, St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia, since 1993, Valley Forge Military College, Wayne, Pennsylvania, since 1992.
President, consultant, lecturer Warner Institute, Havertown and King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, since 1989. Consultant, lecturer World Affairs Council, Philadelphia, since 1986.
Advisor, campaigner Citizens for Arlen Specter, Philadelphia, since 1992. Member executive board, director cultural exchange Pennsylvania chapter United States of America Wrestling, 1991-1993. Member AAASS, American Political Science Association, Academy Political Science, Woodrow Wilson Center, Dynamo Wrestling Club (director since 1990).
Married Therese Madelline McMullen, January 30, 1987. Children: Tyler Kenneth, Tristan James, Tess Ilona.