Bachelor in Fine Arts, Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, 1984. Master of Arts in Media Studies, New School, 1998. Doctor of Philosophy in Modern History and Literature, Caspersen School Graduate Study, Drew University, Madison, 2005.
Assistant manager Madison Triplex Movie Theater, New Jersey, 1980—1983, manager, 1983—1984. Adjunct instructor marketing art and design Middlesex County College, Edison, 1990—1998. President Renaissance Studios, Inc., Parlin, 1992—2001.
Adjunct instructor history Kean University Department History and Department General Educated, Union, 1999—2006. Adjunct instructor Fordham University Department Communications and Media Studies, Bronx, New York, 2002—2006, teaching fellow New York City, 2006—2007. Historian, author Plainfield, since 2001.
Senior lecturer, federated history department New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, since 2007. Committee member Advisory Committee, Marketing Art and Design Department, Middlesex County College, New Jersey, 1996—1999. Graduate student conference co-coordinator, eugenics past & present Department Modern History and Literature, Caspersen School, Drew University, Madison, 1998—1999, graduate student conference coordinator, history of the book: the next generation, 1999—2000.
Peer review panel interviewer Fullbright Teacher Exchange North-East Region, New York City, 2003—2005. Area conference chair Film and History, Milwaukee, since 2009.
Member of Society History Authorship, Reading, and Public, Society History Technology, British Society History Science (member and presenter 2010), Science Writers New York (board member since 2010).
Life partner Brian Regal.