Bachelor, Washington State University, Pullman, 1976. Master of Arts, Washington State University, Pullman, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, University Nebraska, 1987.
Assistant professor economics, Chadron (Nebraska) State College, 1980-1987; assistant professor economics, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, since 1987.
Member American Economics Association, Transportation Public Utility Group.
Married Shannon L. Dixon, June 24, 1978. Children: Rebekah, Ryan.