Bachelor, Rutgers University, 1942; Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1947; Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1957.
Instructor, assistant professor, associate professor of history, University of Chicago, 1948-1963;
Truman professor of history, Brandeis U., Waltham, Massachusetts, 1963-1985;
Truman professor emeritus, Brandeis U., Waltham, Massachusetts, since 1985. Visiting lecturer U. P.R., Rio Piedras, 1952-1953. Visiting scholar Claremont (California) Graduate School, 1959-1960.
Consultant National Endowment for Humanities, Washington, since 1972. Board directors University Centers for Rational Alternatives, New York City, since 1968. Resident fellow Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, California, 1955-1956, National Humanities Center, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, 1981-1982.
Humanities fellow-in-residence American Enterprise Institute, Washington, 1978. Seminar member program on constitutional government Harvard University, since 1985.
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Sergeant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member American History Association, Massachusetts Association Scholars.
Married Edith Cooper, August 31, 1932. 1 child, Daniel.