Bachelor, Temple University, 1961. Master of Arts, University Colorado, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Union Institute, Cincinnati, 1971.
English faculty, dean, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York, 1967-1985; vice president graduate programs, Bank St. College, New York City, 1985-1987; president, Mark Gelber Associations, New York City, 1987-1993; vice president development & marketing, United States Committee for United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, New York City, 1993-1995; president, Kids in Distressed Situations, New York City, since 1995.
Chairman board directors Street Law, Inc., Washington, since 1991. President College-University.Resource Institute, Washington, since 1990. Board directors Briansky Ballet Center, New York City, since 1980.
Married Lynne Beth Levick, May 30, 1959 (divorced October 1987). Children: Matthew, Anne. Married Mari Beth Haas, December 21, 1987.
Stepchildren: Alexis, Zac.