Bachelor of Science in Mathematics & Physics, Ball State University, 1950; Master of Education, Indiana U., 1953; Master of Science in Physics, Purdue University, 1965; Doctor of Education in Science Education, Indiana U., 1967.
Elementary teacher, Salem (Indiana) Public School, 1950-1951; sci, mathematics teacher, Jamestown (Indiana) Junior Senior High School, 1951-1952; science teacher, Edinburg (Indiana) Public School, 1952-1954; physics teacher, Columbus (Indiana) High School, 1954-1960; instructor physics, Indiana U., Bloomington, 1960-1966; research associate, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1966-1967; professor physics, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, 1967-1991. County member State Science Advisory Council, Indianapolis, 1967-1985. Director Indiana Junior Academy Science, 1970-1978.
With United States Army, 1944-1946. Member National Education Association, NSTA (OHaus Outstanding College Science Teacher 1974), American Association Physics Teacher., Hoosier Association Science Teachers, School Science & Mathematics Association, Indiana Academy Science (fellow).
Married Anita Jane Short, August 26,1951. Children: Kevin Lynn, Kyle Barrett.