Master of Science, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, 1966. Doctor of Science, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, 1975.
Research assistant Mammals Research Institute, Bialowieza, Poland, 1961-1976, associate professor Poland, 1976-1983, University Bialystok, Poland, 1984-1993, professor Poland, since 1994, dean faculty Poland, 1984-1990, 94-99, vice-rector Poland, since 1999.
Fellow Polish Society Zoologists, Polish Society Ecologists (standing committee since 1990). Member American Society Mammalogists.
Married Zofia Augusta Nowicka, May 15, 1961. Children: Peter, Andrew.